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Position: Partner
Telephone: + 264 (0) 61 38 3304
Email: eyssel@englinglaw.com.na

Key Practice Areas

Litigation & dispute resolution:

  • Litigation (civil & commercial)
  • Maritime & admiralty
  • Debt collection
  • Dispute resolution
  • Family
  • Matrimony

Advises on:

  • Litigation and private dispute resolution (mediation and arbitration)
  • Maritime & admiralty related issues
  • Professional and medical negligence
  • Public law related issues
  • Regulatory advice
  • Children’s court proceedings
  • Divorce proceedings and related property settlements
  • Matrimonial proprietary settlements

Career

  • BA cum laude (Potchefstroom University of Christian Higher Education)
  • LLB cum laude (Potchefstroom University of Christian Higher Education)
  • Admitted Legal Practitioner in Namibia (1997)
  • Member of the Law Society of Namibia
  • Registered Court Accredit Mediator (2015)

Professional involvement:

  • Member of Standing Committee of Gender Equality of Law Society of Namibia (2016)
  • Member of Standing Committee of Civil Litigation of Law Society of Namibia (2016)

Highlights:

  • Involved as counsel in reported cases involving various general civil litigation matters, such as Bergmann v Commercial Bank of Namibia and another 2001 NR 48 (HC); and Deputy Sheriff of Swakopmund v Marina Toyota CC and another 2012(1) NR 321 (HC)
  • Involved as counsel in matters successfully pursued in the Supreme Court, such as International Underwater Sampling Ltd and another v MEP Systems PTE Ltd 2010(2) NR 468 (HC); 2011(1) NR 81 (SC); and Namibian Ports Authority v MV Rybak Leningrada 1996 NR 355 (HC)
  • Involved as counsel in various High Court litigation matters relating to medical negligence claims
  • Involved as counsel in various divorce and family law related actions and applications in the High Court, specifically relating to property settlements and custody matters, and involving high profile persons from time to time