Anthony Batchelor

Anthony Batchelor matriculated in 1984 and completed his BA LLB at the University of Cape Town. He did his articles at Van Niekerk, Groenewoud & Van Zyl in Cape Town and then ceded same to Herbsteins. He was admitted as an Attorney in February 1993 and became a Partner at Herbsteins. After Herbsteins merged with Hofmeyers in 1996, Anthony became a Director at the firm. In 1997 he formed his own law firm specializing in Personal Injury Law. In October 1997, A Batchelor & Associates became an independent law practice in Cape Town with Anthony Batchelor at the helm.

Gerda Theron

Gerda Theron matriculated in 1991. She then studied a B Proc degree at RAU University. Thereafter she did her articles at Anton Myburg Attorneys, which was ceded to Kassel, Sklaar, Cohen Incorporated. She was admitted as an attorney in 1997. From 1997 until 1998 Gerda was a claims handler at the Road Accident Fund in Cape Town. She joined A Batchelor & Associates as a Professional Assistant during November 1998 and became a partner in May 2003. Gerda has been a member of the American Association of Justice since 2013. She specialises in medical negligence and motor vehicle accident claims.

Desiré Smit

Desiré Smit matriculated in 2000 from Windhoek High School, Windhoek, Namibia, and completed her BComm LLB degree at Stellenbosch University in 2005. After finishing her studies, Desiré started her articles at A Batchelor and Associates in Cape Town in 2006 and was admitted as an attorney in February 2008. In March 2021 Desiré joined Anthony Batchelor and Gerda Theron as one of the Directors at A Batchelor and Associates Incorporated.

Eric Louw

Eric Louw matriculated in 1997. He then studied his LLB at the University of Stellenbosch. After finishing his studies, Eric commenced articles at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (formerly known as HofmeyrHerbsteinGihwala) and was admitted as an attorney in 2006. In July 2006 he joined A Batchelor & Associates in Cape Town as an Associate. He now specialises in litigation. His areas of speciality include Road Accident Fund claims, personal injury, medical negligence unlawful arrest and detention, claims against PRASA and criminal law.

Robin Reed

Robin Reed matriculated in 2014 from High School Montana, a small school situated in the Breede Valley area. He commenced his studies at the University of Stellenbosch and obtained his LLB degree in 2018. After finishing his studies, Robin started his legal career at A Batchelor and Associates where he completed his articles and was admitted as an Attorney in February 2021. In September 2021, Robin was appointed as a Junior Associate at A Batchelor and Associates. His areas of speciality within the field of civil litigation include Road Accident Fund claims, slip and trips, medical negligence, unlawful arrest and detention as well as claims against PRASA.

  • Location
    4th Floor, 56 Shortmarket Street,
    Cape Town, 8001,
    P.O. Box 1160, Cape Town, 8000
  • Telephon Numbere
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    +27 (0)21 422 1182

  • Fax Number
    +27 (0)21 424 2212

  • 063 762 1484
  • Email Address
    info@batchelor.co.za