Professional Qualifications

  • Advocate Legal Practitioner Namibia
  • Advocate South Africa
  • Member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)
  • Arbitrator on General Commercial Panel of The Arbitration Foundation of South Africa (AFSA)
  • Mediator accredited by Conflict Dynamics (CD) and the African Centre for Dispute Settlement at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (ACDS)
  • Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) Accredited Mediator.
  • Accredited Mediator of the High Court of Namibia
  • International Fellow Member of The Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa) NPC

Academic Qualifications:

  • BCom (RAU)
  • LLB (RAU)
  • LLM (Banking and Stock Exchange Law) (UJ)
  • Thesis: The legal implications of exchange rate fluctuations.


Property law:

  • Sales
  • Leases
  • Estate Agency
  • Evictions
  • Building Contracts

Banking law:

  • Vehicle credit agreement recoveries
  • Notarial bond perfections
  • Overdraft and loan recoveries
  • Mortgage bonds foreclosures

General Commercial Law:

  • Contracts
  • Companies
  • Partnerships
  • Insolvency

Adv Steyn was born in Keetmanshoop, Namibia, and matriculated at the PK de Villiers. He obtained his B.Com and LLB degrees at the Rand Afrikaans University in 1976 and 1980, respectively. He was admitted as an attorney in South African and practised as such for some 4 years in Randburg. He was thereafter admitted as an advocate in South Africa, and has been practising as such for some 25 years at the Johannesburg Bar in mainly general commercial litigation. He obtained the LLM degree in Banking and Stock Exchange law in 2008 at the University of Johannesburg.

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