Member Type:
Senior Counsel

Granting of Silk:


Areas of Practice:
Herman van Eeden SC was called to the Bar in 1989. He was recommended for silk in 2007. Van Eeden currently serves on the management committee of The Maisels Group and on the Treasury Committee of the Johannesburg Bar. Van Eeden served as an Acting Judge of the South Gauteng High Court in 2008, 2009 and 2011. Judgments written by him were reported as follows:

  1. Brian Kahn Inc v Samsudin 2012 (3) SA 310 (GSJ)
  2. Builders Depot v Testa 2011 (4) SA 486 (GSJ)
  3. S v Senyolo 2010 (2) SACR 571 (GSJ)
  4. Bonheur 76 General Trading (Pty) Ltd & Others v Caribbean Estates (Pty) Ltd & Others 2010 (4) SA 298 (GSJ)
  5. City of Johannesburg v Scholtz 2010 (1) SA 316 (W)

Van Eeden has often appeared in matters involving administrative law, banking law, contract, negotiable instruments, insolvency, pension and insurance law.  He appeared in a number of reported cases, listed hereunder, of which 12 were decided by the Supreme Court of Appeal. He has twice acted as amicus curiae in public law matters. He has been consulted in matters in New York, Australia, New Zealand, and has also appeared in the High Court, Namibia.

Contact Details:
Email: vaneeden@law.co.za
Phone: 082-561-0546