Lloyd Fortuin [BA Law, B. Proc, Certificate in Sports Law]
Lloyd studied at the University of the Western Cape and worked as a teacher before completing his articles in 1993. He started his own legal firm in Paarl in 1994 and over the next 10 years Lloyd built a successful practice providing a wide range of legal services to the community in which he grew up. In 2004 Faure & Faure and Lloyd merged their firms.
Currently Lloyd Fortuin serves as the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Faure & Faure Inc.
Lloyd specialises in commercial law, litigation, sports law, land reform and facilitation of community empowerment.
Lloyd is also an Ecclesiastical Lawyer and currently serves as the Registrar of the Anglican Church of the Diocese of Saldanha Bay as well as the Deputy-Registrar of the Province of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa. He assists numerous churches with Church law, legal advice, establishment of Ecclesiastical trusts as well as any litigation.
He acts as the legal adviser to the Boland Cricket, Boland Athletics, Boland Schools Union as well as the Western Province Schools Sports Unions. He litigates on behalf of the majority of the Boland and some Western Province Sporting Federations as well as assisting them with their commercial ventures, disciplinary and labour matters.
As founder and Chairperson of the Paarl Association of School Governing Bodies, he has intimate knowledge of the legal challenges that these Governing Bodies face and has done various workshops and training in this field.
Lloyd is an established Human Rights Lawyer in the Western Cape and has represented numerous farm workers and their dependents in evictions proceedings on a pro bono basis.
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