Granting of Silk:
B.A LL.B (WITS)
Areas of Practice:
He has specialised in company law, insolvency law and administrative law. He has generally been briefed in cases involving constitutional, banking, insurance, labour, income tax, mining and intellectual property law.
Prior to being called to the Bar in 1977, Jose served his articles of clerkship at a leading Johannesburg firm of attorneys. Jose has appeared as counsel or consulted on brief in several countries, including Swaziland, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Hong Kong, United Kingdom & the USA. He has since 1997 regularly acted as a judge of the High Court (WLD). He has received appointments to act as an arbitrator in domestic arbitrations and has received appointments to act as a commissioner in respect of enquiries into the affairs of domestic private and public companies. He has appeared regularly in the various divisions of the High Court of South Africa, including the Supreme Court of Appeal.