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Ben Mathewson

Ben, the Founding Director, qualified with a Dip Iuris, B Proc, LLB (UNISA) and a Masters degree in Criminal Justice (LLM) from the University of Cape Town. He is admitted to the List of Counsel of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, is a full member of the International Criminal Court Bar Association (ICCBA) and has been practicing criminal law since 1994. Ben also lectures in criminal law part-time. As a highly skilled trial lawyer, who started his career as a Prosecutor, his fields of expertise are Bail Applications, Criminal Trials, Appeals to the High Courts of South Africa, Supreme Court of Appeal and Constitutional Court.
Tel: 083 285 7657
Email: ben@mgia.co.za

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Josua Greeff

Josua obtained the following qualifications in commerce and law: BCom Hons (UPE), MComm (US), BProc (UNISA), LLB (UNISA) and BDP (US). He holds the position of Director and has Right of Appearance in the High Court. Josua has experience in all aspects of criminal litigation.
Tel: 083 256 8012
Email: josua@mgia.co.za

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André Johnston

André completed his LLB degree at the University of the Western Cape in 2001. He has been practicing criminal law since 2002, and is an all-round experienced criminal litigator with a sub-speciality of his being immigration law and related cases. He has an affinity for drug-related offences, offences relating to contravention of the Marine Living Resources Act and immigration-related offences. Due to his vast experience in facilitating bail after-hours, he has built relationships with many of the role-players in the world of after-hours criminal litigation. As such, he is the head of our After-Hours Bail Application Team. We pride ourselves in offering a 24 hour service. Should you have any queries in this regard, please do not hesitate to contact him.
Tel: 083 360 1702
Email: andre@mgia.co.za

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Adam Landman

Adam completed his Degree in Public Relations in 2011 at Varsity College before earning his LLB Degree at the University of South Africa in 2017. He joined a civil law firm in 2019 as a candidate attorney gaining experience in Magistrates Court and High Court practice and procedure, including opposed and unopposed applications. He joined MGIA in 2020 and is an admitted attorney with experience in Bail Applications, Municipal Court procedure, Protection Orders and Criminal Law litigation. Adam is also a member of our after-hours bail application team.
Tel: 083 277 2903
Email: adam@mgia.co.za

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Candidate Attorney

Peter Mashala

Email: peter@mgia.co.za

Candidate Attorney

Jack Carstens

Email: lukhanyo@mgia.co.za

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Administrative Assistants

Taryn Harkness, Nontando Mji and Staycey Pieterse
Tel: 0214225333
Email: enquiries@mgia.co.za