1981 obtained the B.Proc degree at the University of the Free State
The following prizes of merit received upon completion of B.Proc degree:
- Natal Building Society price for the best student in Conveyancing and Notarial Practice.
- The Law Society of the Free State prize for the best candidate attorney in his second year at the Law Faculty of the University of the Free State.
Admitted as an Attorney and Conveyancer at the High Court Bloemfontein on the 29th April 1982 and as Notary Public on the 2nd June 1983 whereafter he commenced practice in, inter alia, Criminal Law, Bank Collections, High Court matters and Conveyancing.
Over the past twenty five years concentrated mainly on Law of Contract, Commercial Law, Property Law and Administration of Estates.