Quintus van der Merwe

Partner, Head of Shipping & Logistics (including Customs@Wylie)


BCom, LLB (University of the Witwatersrand)

Specialisations and Interests:

Quintus specialises in maritime and international trade law, including international sale contracts, logistics and warehousing, contracts of affreightment, charter parties and general admiralty work.

Quintus is a leading lawyer in the field of customs and excise and heads up the Shepstone & Wylie Customs team. He acts for a wide spectrum of clients across the supply chain, including an array of manufacturers, large retailers, importers, exporters, brokers, clearingand forwarding companies, shipping lines, road hauliers, warehouseman, liquid bulk storage facilities, diesel rebate users, chandelling industry, container depots and customs consultants. He also represents a number of industry associations. He is regularly involved in litigation for his clients.

Quintus is an associated member of The South African Ship Suppliers Association, The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and The Maritime Lawyers Association (MLA).

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