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Gareth Shepperson

Gareth William Shepperson

Nickname: 'Tusker'

Partner at Brazington Shepperson and McConnell Attorneys and Vice-Chairman (Gauteng), South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA)


Born 28-07-1971 in Pretoria

Property Lawyer; Corporate and Commercial Attorney; and real estate enthusiast.

Gareth Shepperson is a qualified Attorney and Conveyancer. He specialises in Property Law, Commercial Law, Corporate Law and Trusts. His Firm's Property Law Department is recommended by Private Property, South Africa's biggest real estate website.

Gareth Shepperson is also an elected Councillor on the Gauteng Council of SAPOA. The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) is the biggest and most influential institution in the property industry with a combined portfolio in excess of R150 Billion (about 22 Billion US Dollars).

In July 2010, Gareth was appointed as Vice-Chairman of the Gauteng Council of SAPOA.

Gareth is an elected Committee Member of the Property Committee of the Association of Pretoria Attorneys and through his involvement, he ensures that he is constantly at the "sharp-end" of Conveyancing Practice.


More information about Gareth's Firm is available on its website at:

www.bsmlaw.co.za

or visit Gareth's Blog at:

http://garethsfirstlaw.blogspot.com/

for the latest SA property news.

Contact details

O: (012) 430-4303

M: 0823719221


Web presence

Business Address

Hatfield Plaza North Tower, Hilda Street, Hatfield, Pretoria


Professional details

Current Position(s)

Chairman | India Connect
Pretoria | 2011 - present

Consumer Goods, Fashion and Retail

Sourcing of products from India. Attending to the import/export thereof including financing and shipping. Retail solutions to importers to ensure the introduction of their products to South Africa's major retailers and assistance in securing maximum sales through these outlets.


Elected Committee Member | Association of Pretoria Attorneys
Pretoria | 2011 - present

Law Practice and Legal Services

Gareth is an elected Committee Member of the Property Committee of the Association of Pretoria Attorneys and through his involvement, he ensures that he is constantly at the "sharp-end" of Conveyancing Practice.


Chairman | China Connect
Pretoria | 2011 - present

Consumer Goods, Fashion and Retail

Sourcing of products from China. Attending to the import/export thereof including financing and shipping. Retail solutions to importers to ensure the introduction of their products to South Africa's major retailers and assistance in securing maximum sales through these outlets.


Chairman | Brazil Connect
Pretoria | 2011 - present

Consumer Goods, Fashion and Retail

Sourcing of products from Brazil. Attending to the import/export thereof including financing and shipping. Retail solutions to importers to ensure the introduction of their products to South Africa's major retailers and assistance in securing maximum sales through these outlets.


Chairman | Europe Connect
Pretoria | 2011 - present

Consumer Goods, Fashion and Retail

Sourcing of products from Europe. Attending to the import/export thereof including financing and shipping. Retail solutions to importers to ensure the introduction of their products to South Africa's major retailers and assistance in securing maximum sales through these outlets.


Chairman | Africa Connect
Pretoria | 2011 - present

Consumer Goods, Fashion and Retail

Sourcing of products from Africa. Attending to the import/export thereof including financing and shipping. Retail solutions to importers to ensure the introduction of their products to South Africa's major retailers and assistance in securing maximum sales through these outlets.


Vice Chairman (Gauteng) | Gauteng | South African Property Owners Association
Sandton | 2010 - present

Manufacturing and Industrial

The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) is the biggest and most influential institution in the property industry with a combined portfolio in excess of R150 Billion (about 22 Billion US Dollars).

In July 2010, Gareth was appointed as Vice-Chairman of the Gauteng Council of SAPOA.


Chairman | Property Law and Conveyancing | Brazington Shepperson and McConnell
Pretoria, South Africa | 2005 - present

Law Practice and Legal Services

Gareth Shepperson is a qualified Attorney and Conveyancer. He specialises in Property Law, Commercial Law, Corporate Law and Trusts. He is recognised as a leader in SA Real Estate and writes a regular Blog on SA Property and has also contributed articles to magazines about this subject.


Previous Position(s)

Senior Associate | Kraut Wagner & Kernick
Pretoria | 2001 - 2005

Law Practice and Legal Services


Associate | Cobus Bekker & Associates
Randburg, South Africa | 1999 - 2000

Law Practice and Legal Services


Candidate Attorney; Attorney; Associate | Hurwitz & Pashut
Pretoria | 1991 - 1999

Law Practice and Legal Services

Educational history

Secondary

Christian Brothers College (CBC), Pretoria (1989)

Tertiary

University of Cape Town

Cape Town | 2009 - 2009

Property Development Program - PDP

The annual flagship course presented by the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) and the University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business.

University of South Africa

Pretoria | 1998 - 2000

Certificate in Advanced Taxation - Companies, Close Corporations and Trusts

Gareth's postgraduate qualification focusing on the corporate tax for Companies, Close Corporations and Trusts.

University of South Africa

Pretoria | 1992 - 1996

B Proc - Law

Gareth's legal qualification.

Achievements

Awards

First Prize Winner at Property Development Program (PDP) | SAPOA / UCT Graduate School of Business | 2009

media exposure

Author | Gareth's First Law | 2011

Gareth's Blog can be seen at http://garethsfirstlaw.blogspot.com/

Author and Editor | Gareth's First Law | 2011

Please view my Blog at:
http://garethsfirstlaw.blogspot.com/

Contributor | The Property Magazine | 2011

Contributed to the "Ask the Experts" feature in the March Edition of this magazine. The aticle related to foreign investment in South African Real Estate.

Property Magazine is South Africa’s premium property, decor and lifestyle publication. Focusing on all aspects of property and owning property, their A3 glossy magazine reaches 142 000 readers in the Gauteng area on a monthly basis and 55 000 individual monthly users on their website. The Property Magazine readers are very affluent, many of whom own more than one property, whether these are residential or commercial in nature. readership of high-net-worth individuals has a combined buying power of over R2-billion.

Their website can be seen at http://www.thepropertymag.co.za

Competitive Accomplishments

Winner | B Division at Club Championship; Wingate Park CC | 2002

Golf

Activities

Memberships

Association of Pretoria Attorneys

Member in Good Standing, 1997 - present

Currently elected to and serving on the Property Committee of this Association.

Law Society of the Northern Provinces

Member in good standing, 1996 - present

Christian Brothers College Old Boys Cricket Club

Member/player, 1987 - present

community

Titans Cricket (Northerns Cricket)

Board Member, 2000 - 2008

CBCOB Cricket Club

Chairman, 2000 - 2008

The best cricket club. An honour to be custodian of it's legacy for a short period in its illustrious history and to walk in the footsteps of the GIANTS who preceded me as chairman.

Other Activities

The High Court of South Africa

Conveyancer, 2002 - present

The High Court of South Africa

Attorney, 1996 - present

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