Our Team

Partners

FLORIS COETZEE

FLORIS PETRUS COETZEE

B.Proc (Rand Afrikaans University), Dip-Labour Law. (Rand Afrikaans University)

Floris was admitted as an attorney of the South African High Court in 1993 and the Namibian High Court in 1995. He became a partner in the litigation department of Fisher, Quarmby in 1999 and specializes in commercial litigation, banking law, mining law, medical litigation, family law and general debt collection.

Floris is a skilled litigator and handles substantial civil litigation for various financial institutions in Namibia. Floris has also acted as a director on the Gondwana Collection board of directors.

ALWYN ABRAHAM HARMSE

B. PROC LLB (University of Orange Free State)

Alwyn is a partner in the litigation department and also a Notary Public. He has over 20 years experience in civil litigation and specializes in family law, banking law, dispute resolution, medical litigation, motor vehicle accident litigation and general debt collection.

He was admitted as an attorney of the Namibian High Court in 2001. Previously, he served on the Board of the Fidelity Fund of the Namibian Law Society and was a member of the Ethics Committee for more than 6 years. In 2014 he was the President of the Law Society of Namibia and served on the Council for a period of 4 years.

Alwyn is a court-accredited mediator of the High Court of Namibia as well as an accredited International Rugby Board Seventh Citing Commissioner.

ALWYN HARMSE
JENS ROLAND

JENS ROLAND

B.Acc LLB (University of Stellenbosch)

Jens is a partner in the commercial and conveyancing department, having joined Fisher, Quarmby and Pfeifer in 2011. He is a qualified conveyancer and specializes in Property law transactions, sectional title schemes and building disputes.

Jens completed his Bachelor of Accounting and Bachelor of Laws Degrees at the University of Stellenbosch, before returning to Namibia to complete his articles with Fisher, Quarmby and Pfeifer. He was admitted as an attorney of the Namibian High Court in 2012 and a conveyancer in 2013. Jens has attended several FIDIC workshops and is familiar with FIDIC and white form building contracts.

JEROME JOHN GAYA

BJuris LLB (University of Namibia)

Jerome is a Partner in the litigation department of FQP. He attends to various civil litigation matters on behalf of the firm in the Magistrates Court and High Court of Namibia. He handles divorce matters, general civil litigation and is a qualified mediator of the Namibian High Court.

Jerome was admitted as an Attorney of the Namibian High Court in 2012 and was appointed as an accredited mediator of the High Court in 2014.

JEROME GAYA
SEAN MCCULLOCH

SEAN VINCENT McCULLOCH

BCOMM LLB (Rhodes University)

Sean is a Professional Assistant specializing in Civil Litigation. With a bachelor degree in commerce, Sean is well placed to provide commercial advice, assist with trademark and intellectual property law as well as mining and environmental matters. He additionally attends to litigation matters in the Magistrates Court and the High Court.

Sean was admitted as an Attorney of the Namibian High Court in 2015 and hopes to develop his commercial practice in future.

Consultants

GRAHAM McCULLOCH

GRAHAM McCULLOCH

B.Proc (Rhodes University)

Graham is a consultant in the Litigation Department. Graham has over 30 years experience as a civil litigation attorney and specializes in banking law, insurance law and general civil litigation.

Graham was admitted in 1983, in both Namibia and South Africa. He has served on various Committees of the Law Society, including the Taxation Committee, the Bursary Committee, the Rules Committee and the Disciplinary Committee. He was also a counselor for the Law Society for over 10 years. In the earlier part of his career, Graham worked inter alia, with the Government Attorney’s office and was an electoral officer.

CHRIS GOUWS

BComm (University Of Potchefstroom), BLC LLB (University of Pretoria)

Chris is consultant in the commercial and conveyancing department. He is a qualified conveyancer and Notary Public. He specializes in property developments, complex commercial structuring, company law and related commercial matters as well as land reform law.

Chris was admitted as an attorney and Conveyancer of the South African High Court in 1989 and as an Attorney and Conveyancer of the High Court of Namibia in 1993.

Chris has acted as Namibian Counsel in various private equity bond listings and was legal counsel for a dual listing medium term bond on the Namibian and South African Stock Exchanges.

He is a member of the Tax Tribunal of Namibia, having been appointed by the Minister of Finance and is a moderator for the conveyancing examinations. Chris is also highly active in the Namibian business community in his capacity as a legal professional and businessman. His passion for conserving Namibia’s natural heritage led to his co-founding the Gondwana Group of Companies in 1996 and subsequent appointment as its chairman.

CHRIS GOUWS
ADRIE VAN DER MERWE

ADRIANA VAN DER MERWE

B.Juris (University of Pretoria) LLB(Unisa)

Adrie is a consultant in the Conveyancing departments as a qualified Conveyancer and Notary Public. Adrie was admitted as an attorney of the Namibian High Court in 1991, as a conveyancer of the High Court in 1992 and a Notary Public in 1993.

She has served as the Chairperson of the Law Society’s Standing Committee on Estates and gave valuable input into the Estates and Succession Amendment Act . Adrie has served on the Disciplinary Committee of the Law Society as well as the Law Reform and Development Commission of the Government Namibia by presidential appointment. She was directly involved in co-drafting the Married Persons Equality Act, Deeds registries Amendment Act, Maintenance Act, Combating of Domestic Violence Act and Recognition of Customary Marriages Bill.

She heads the Estates department and holds post graduate diplomas in Deceased Estates Practice and Advanced Estate and Trust Administration qualifying her for various appointments as curator, trustee and administrator of Estates.She is a member of the Fiduciary Institute of Southern Africa.

Professional Assistants/Associates

CAITLIN QUINN

CAITLIN QUINN

LLB-2015 (University of South Africa)

Caitlin is a Professional Assistant currently specialising in the Civil Litigation and Commercial fields who also hopes to practice as a Conveyancer in the future.

Zandré Duvenhage

B.Com Law (North West University Potchefstroom Campus), LLB (North West University Potchefstroom Campus)

Zandre is a Professional Assistant/Associate currently specializing in the Civil Litigation, Labour Law and Intellectual Property fields.

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Candidate Attorneys

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GUSTAV GOUWS

BA Law (University of Pretoria), LLB (University of Pretoria)

Gustav joined FQP as a candidate attorney in January 2020 and will enroll at the Justice Training Centre for 2020.

DIANA JESUS MACHADO VIVO

B.Com Accounting with Law (University of Cape Town), LLB (University of Cape Town)

Diana joined FQP as a candidate attorney in February 2020 and will enroll at the Justice Training Centre for 2020.

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SELWYN WAYNE THEODORE RUKERO

LL.B (University of Namibia)
Wayne joined FQP as a candidate attorney in January 2021 and is currently enrolled at the Justice Training Centre for 2021.