• LLB, 1970
    University of Witwatersrand
  • BA, 1969
    University of Witwatersrand

Year of Call/Admission

  • South Africa, 1972

Languages Spoken

  • English

Duncan Sinclair

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Duncan specialises in all aspects of litigation, particularly building and engineering related dispute work with specific reference to mechanical plant. Duncan currently advises a number of project managers, contractors and plant owners on all aspects of plant and design build projects. He has extensive involvement in the contracts pertaining to the new power stations under construction in South Africa.

He advises a number of international companies on all aspects of their business activities in South Africa and he has represented a number of these companies in international arbitration proceedings and international litigation.

Honours and Awards

  • Recognised by Chambers Global as a leading lawyer within the field of Construction, Duncan is praised as "a highly respected construction litigator with extensive experience in both cross-border and domestic matters." (2015 edition)


  • Member, Law Society of the Northern Provinces

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.