Japie is currently a consultant at Van de Wall Inc and the longest serving attorney of the company. He was a director of the company from 1 July 1986 until 28 February 2018, when he became a consultant. His father was one of the founding members of Van de Wall Inc.
Japie obtained his B.Proc degree from the UFS in 1982 and joined Van de Wall Inc in 1984 as Professional Assistant.
He specialises in Mineral Law, Corporate Law and Commercial Litigation.
Japie has quite a few clients in Africa, especially in Botswana.
In his free time, Japie enjoys hunting and reading.
Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
Conveyancer of the High Court of South Africa