Bachelor, Bachelor of Laws, University Stellenbosch, South Africa, 1971.
Candidate attorney Findlay and Tait, Cape Town, South Africa, 1972—1974, attorney South Africa, 1974—1977, director South Africa, since 1977.
Member of Arbitration and Mediation Service South Africa, Law Society Cape of Good Hope.
Married Jane Margaret Stevens, January 18, 1975. Children: Simon James, Caitlin Greta.