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Nic  Roodt

Nic Roodt

Partner Fasken
An appreciation of the commercial realities in the resolution of an international dispute is important in advising on the appropriate approach to the matter.
Jurisdiction South Africa, 1981
Language(s) Afrikaans, English
Office(s) Johannesburg

Nic Roodt is a recognized litigation and dispute resolution practitioner in South Africa. He has extensive experience in administrative law and tender reviews, mining law, constitutional disputes, construction and engineering dispute resolution, commercial litigation and forensic investigations. Nic is the Leader of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution group in the region.

With a practice predominantly comprised of contentious construction work, Nic has represented foreign companies in major litigious matters in South Africa, including acting for one of the largest contractors on two power expansion projects in the region. He also advises on the regulatory aspect of mining authorisations.  

Nic leverages his more than 30 years’ of experience to lecture annually on mining law at the University of Pretoria.  

2017 The Legal 500 Europe Middle East & Africa Recommended as a leading lawyer for Dispute Resolution
2013 to 2017 The Legal 500 Europe Middle East & Africa Recommended for Real Estate and as an associate to Watch within the field of Construction Recommended by his clients for being "insightful, very knowledgeable and goes out of his way to provide assistance"
2015 Chambers & Partners Recognised as a leading lawyer for Dispute Resolution.


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

Memberships & Affiliations

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


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