Mr Dawid Welgemoed > Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC
Keating Chambers


Dawid Welgemoed is an Advocate in South Africa (Member of the Cape Bar) and Barrister in the United Kingdom and an International Member of Keating Chambers, London. He specialize in all aspects of Engineering, Construction and general Commercial law. He has extensive domestic and International experience in high value and complex disputes in High Courts, Arbitrations and Adjudications. He has been Counsel on matters, amongst others, relating to Roads construction, Sports stadiums, Locomotives, Racing cars, Shipbuilding, Genetics, a Floating harbor, Wine cellars, High value residential houses, Housing developments, Credit models, Banking electronics, Bridge Construction, Electricity software, Professional Indemnity claims, multi discipline engineering disputes, International fishing quotas and fishing rights, and several mining matters. He has been counsel of choice for the family of a Nobel Peace Prize winner and several International High Value clients. 


Advocate of the High Court of South Africa – Member of the cape Bar (admitted in 2000); Called to the Bar of England and Wales (Middle Temple – 2003); Arbitrator of the South African Arbitration Forum – Commercial Panel; Chairperson of the Tax Dispute Board of the South African Revenue Services; International Member of Keating Chambers.


Multilingual. Fluent English and Afrikaans.  Working knowledge of Dutch, Flemish, Xhosa, Latin, Spanish, Swahili, German. Currently studying Japanese.


International Member of Keating Chambers; Member of the Cape Bar; Member of the International Society of Construction Law; Member of the African Society of Construction Law; Member of the False Bay Yacht  Club; Member of the Executive Committee of the South African Tuna Association; Member of the SADC Lawyer’s Association


BA (Hons) (First Class); LLB (Stellenbosch); LLM (Aberdeen, Scotland); PgDL, PgDLP (Inns of Court School of Law, London); Bar Vocational Course (Very competent, Outstanding in Advocacy)


Making art, deep sea fishing and spending time with my sons.