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Max Taylor

Senior Associate | Cape Town

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Overview

Max Taylor is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution Department of our Cape Town office and a member of the Litigation Practice.

Max has experience in High Court commercial litigation (both trial and motion proceedings), appeal court litigation, commercial arbitrations, settlement negotiations and mediation. He has acted for clients in a range of different sectors and in matters involving contract law, company law, property, delict, public procurement and constitutional law.

Max clerked for Justices van der Westhuizen and Bosielo at the Constitutional Court and he has also worked as a Research Associate at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg, Germany.

Experience

  • Acted for a major oil company in a number of contractual disputes in the High Court.
  • Acted for the largest gas supply company listed on the JSE, spanning company law and public procurement disputes.
  • Acted for a multi-national telecommunications company in arbitration proceedings involving a shareholders’ dispute.
  • Acted for several high-net-worth individuals in High Court litigation spanning contract law, delict, property and land law.
  • Acted for a state-owned enterprise in High Court review proceedings.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Qualifications

  • LLB degree (cum laude) from the University of Cape Town.
  • BA and LLB (honours) degrees from the University of New South Wales.
  • BA Honours in Philosophy degree (first class) from the Australian National University.

Overview

Max Taylor is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution Department of our Cape Town office and a member of the Litigation Practice.

Max has experience in High Court commercial litigation (both trial and motion proceedings), appeal court litigation, commercial arbitrations, settlement negotiations and mediation. He has acted for clients in a range of different sectors and in matters involving contract law, company law, property, delict, public procurement and constitutional law.

Max clerked for Justices van der Westhuizen and Bosielo at the Constitutional Court and he has also worked as a Research Associate at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg, Germany.

Experience

  • Acted for a major oil company in a number of contractual disputes in the High Court.
  • Acted for the largest gas supply company listed on the JSE, spanning company law and public procurement disputes.
  • Acted for a multi-national telecommunications company in arbitration proceedings involving a shareholders’ dispute.
  • Acted for several high-net-worth individuals in High Court litigation spanning contract law, delict, property and land law.
  • Acted for a state-owned enterprise in High Court review proceedings.

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