• LLM (cum laude), Constitutional and Adminstrative Law, 1996
    University of Johannesburg
  • LLM (cum laude), Property Law, 1994
    University of Witwatersrand
  • LLB, 1978
    University of Witwatersrand
  • B Comm, Accounting and Law, 1975
    University of Witwatersrand

Year of Call/Admission

  • South Africa, 1981

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Nic Roodt

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Nic Roodt specialises in administrative law and reviews, mining law, constitutional disputes, construction and engineering dispute resolution, commercial litigation and forensic investigations.

His practice is predominantly comprised of contentious construction work, especially as relates to infrastructure projects, such as power stations. Nic has represented a number of foreign companies in major litigious matters in South Africa and acts on behalf of one of the largest contractors on South Africa’s two power expansion projects.

Passionate about administrative law, Nic has extensive experience in the review of tenders.

He also advises on the regulatory aspect of mining permits and grants. Nic lectures yearly for University of Witwatersrand’s advanced mining law course, and the recently established master's degree course on mining law.

Honours and Awards

  • Recognised by Chambers & Partners as a leading lawyer for Dispute Resolution (2015 edition).
  • Recommended by Legal 500 EMEA as a leading lawyer for Dispute Resolution (2017) and is recommended for Real Estate and Construction (2013 - 2017 edition).


  • Member, Law Society of the Northern Provinces
  • CEDR Accredited Mediator

Fasken Martineau is incorporated in South Africa as Bell Dewar Inc. (Registration No. 1995/004675/21). The term ‘partner’ in relation to Fasken Martineau is used to refer to a partner of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP who is also a director, employee or consultant of Bell Dewar Inc. with equivalent standing and qualifications.