Member Type:
Junior Counsel.

Admissions:
South Africa (Advocate): 2011
New York: 2016
England and Wales: 2018

Qualifications:
B.Com., LLB, M.Com. (Taxation) (Rhodes), LLM (distinction) (Edinburgh).

Dominic holds the degrees of Bachelor of Commerce (Information Systems & Law), Bachelor of Laws (Intellectual Property & Taxation) and Master of Commerce in Taxation from Rhodes University and Master of Laws (Innovation, Technology & the Law) (with distinction) from the University of Edinburgh.

As part of the foregoing, Dominic produced theses entitled ‘The Income Tax Consequences of the In-house Development of Software’, in his M.Com, and ‘To what extent, if any, does the United States’ Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (“Cloud”) Act’s apparent extension of the United States Government’s territorial reach in respect of data stored on cloud computing platforms unduly limit privacy and Fourth Amendment rights?’, in his LLM.

Areas of Practice:
Dominic conducts an advisory, arbitration and litigation practice, with a focus on the relationship between technology and the law. Dominic has a particular interest in the areas of construction & engineering, cybersecurity, data protection, information technology, intellectual property, privacy, taxation and trusts.

Notwithstanding this focus, Dominic remains available for instructions in relation to traditional and commercial chancery matters outside of these areas.

Experience:
Dominic was called to the Bar in South Africa in 2011, admitted as an Attorney and Counselor at Law in New York State, U.S., in 2016 and called to the Bar of England and Wales by Lincoln’s Inn in 2018. He has advised and appeared alone, led by Silk and leading juniors, in matters and disputes of up to £1bn.

Contact Details:
Phone: +27 10 500 2580 / +27 71 940 5512 (SA) | +44 203 468 9785 (UK) | +1 917 268 5127 (US)
Email: dh@dshlaw.co.uk
Fax: 086 684 2495