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Allyn Winchester SC



    Appointed Senior Counsel in South Africa in 2000 Commenced practice in South Africa in 1978 and has practised continuously since that date.


    Extensive general civil litigation and arbitration experience particularly in matters relating to employment/labour, tort, trade/competition, companies, contract, construction, insolvency, insurance, intellectual property, immovable property, landlord and tenant, and personal injuries.

    Experience in employment/labour matters particularly includes being instructed for prominent international companies and large trade unions up to and including Appeal Court levels.

    Presiding officer in numerous enquiries.

    Several appointments as an Acting Judge of the High Court of South Africa and in that capacity presiding in opposed and unopposed applications, trials and civil and criminal appeals.

    Further information


    • Matriculated 1966 at Marist Brothers College, Durban
    • University of Natal, Bachelor of Commerce, 1971
    • University of South Africa, Bachelor of Laws, 1975


    • The Society of Advocates of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
    • The Honourable Society of Lincolns Inn


    History, collecting Anglo-Zulu War literature, reading, politics, photography, golf, yachting and fly fishing. Member of the Royal Natal Yacht Club, South Africa Past Commodore of the Royal Natal Yacht Club for 9 years

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    Year of Call 1976 (SA); 2002 (E&W)



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    Philip Alden

    020 7797 8301

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