Hugo de Kock

Hugo is an experienced litigator with expertise in a range of areas including contract law, consumer law, trade practices, insolvency and corporations.

Hugo de Kock specialises in commercial litigation.  His expertise includes areas such as contract law, torts, consumer law, trade practices, banking and finance, trusts, corporations (including breach of director's duties), bankruptcy and insolvency and professional negligence.  He also has experience in defending enforcement proceedings brought by ASIC. 

Before coming to the Bar Hugo was a solicitor in Melbourne for more than 4 years practising in commercial litigation. Between 2002 and 2005 he was a barrister in Cape Town.  His practice involved civil as well as criminal litigation. 

He holds a LLM in International Trade Law from the University of Stellenbosch, where, while doing his masters, he taught Law of Things and tutored in Law of Succession and Roman Law.