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Andre Bowley
Andre Bowley
Position: Partner
Practice: Dispute Resolution
Office: Cape Town
Telephone: Tel: +27 21 431 7277
Cell: +27 83 252 4760

Andre Bowley is a partner in the Dispute Resolution Practice at Webber Wentzel.

He has broad experience in the field of maritime law dealing with all aspects of admiralty jurisdiction litigation, maritime claims and commercial shipping matters.

Andre has developed specialised expertise working for clients in the South African fishing industry, advising in relation to all aspects of fisheries law and related commercial operations.

He has also been extensively involved in the long-term commercial fishing rights allocation process, and has represented clients in various judicial reviews and other litigious matters relating to fishing rights.

Andre is a member of the Maritime Law Association of South Africa and the International Bar Association. He is also an accomplished international speaker.

His expertise has been recognised by various international research organisations including Legal 500 (Shipping).

Andre has B.Soc.Sci and LLB degrees from the University of Cape Town.

Areas of expertise
  • Admiralty jurisdiction litigation
  • General maritime and commercial litigation
  • Maritime and marine commercial work
  • Marine insurance and shipping casualty work
  • Fisheries law and practice

Named by:

  • Chambers Global 2017 as a leading lawyer (Shipping)
  • Legal 500 2011 - 2015 as a legal expert (Shipping).
  • Legal 500 2017 as a legal expert (Shipping & Transport).

Member of the:

  • International Bar Association.
  • Maritime Law Association of South Africa.