Japie obtained a B.Comm and a B.Proc degree from the university of Johannesburg and was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 1992.
He started his own firm, focusing on commercial litigation and family law, and quickly grew the practice to a successful business with offices in three major cities, and employing more than 25 staff.
Japie has built strong relationships with all his clients, from individuals to CEO’s of major corporations, successfully representing them at all levels. Interaction with most government departments and regulatory bodies have sharpened his administrative skills to sit with the best.
His priority being his family, he has recently migrated to Queensland in order to build on his successes and create a safer environment for them.