Ashraf Mahomed is an attorney with rights of appearance in the High Court. He has acquired experience in various areas of the law, and specialist expertise in public interest and high court litigation, constitutional law, administrative law, public law, labour law, alternative dispute resolution, land reform law and project management, reviews and investigations.

Ashraf is an Adjunct Associate Professor in Public Law at the University of Cape Town.

He was appointed as an acting judge of the High Court (Western Cape Division) for two terms and dealt with various civil and criminal matters.

Ashraf is the Chairperson of the Heritage Appeal Tribunal appointed by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Sport, and presides over appeals against decisions by Heritage Western Cape relating to proposed developments.

He is the principle author and editor of two books on land tenure law. He also lectures at the LEAD School for Legal Practice in Cape Town.

Ashraf serves as a board member of the Dullah Omar Institute (DOI) for Constitutional Law, Governance and Human Rights and is a Trustee of Ndifuna Ukwazi, a research, advocacy and legal centre campaigning for inclusive cities. He is a longstanding member of the National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL), and presently serves on its NEC.

Ashraf recently completed his second term as President of the Cape Law Society (CLS) and still serves on its council and various committees.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Constitutional and human rights law
  • Administrative law and policy development
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Land Reform
  • Labour disputes and litigation
  • Civil litigation in the Magistrates Court and High Court
  • Drafting Contracts
  • Matrimonial matters
  • Wills and Estates
  • Commercial litigation
  • Pro bono legal services

The list of services is a guideline and not an exhaustive list. We also have an associate arrangement with other law firms and practitioners to render highly specialized services should the need arise