Junior joined Wright, Rose – Innes as a Candidate Attorney in the firm’s Johannesburg office in January 2017, where he was exposed to the Labour Law litigation and Commercial Recoveries practice. During this time Junior also advised clients directed to the firm via the SASLAW Labour Law Pro Bono office. Since his admission in 2019, Junior’s practice has developed with specialisation in General Commercial litigation, claims arising from Motor Vehicle collisions, Landlord and Tenant disputes, Domestic Violence matters, Commercial Property Evictions and Commercial Advisory. In addition to this, Junior has acted for a local municipality in matters relating to the enforcement of Municipal regulations and claims arising from delict and contract law instituted against the local municipality. As is custom with new legislation, the promulgation of the Protection of Personal Information Act (Act no.4 of 2013) has presented Junior with another area of specialisation as he has advised clients of their rights and responsibilities of Responsible Parties, Operators and Data Subjects as provided for by this Act.

Junior is actively involved in the firm with some time spent assisting his colleagues and more senior professionals in their matters. Assisting the firm’s senior professionals, Junior has been involved in various matters with the most notable being: a matter relating to obligations placed on Directors in terms of Section 75 of the Companies Act (Act no.71 of 2008) to disclose their financial interest; representing the seller in a sale of a large business enterprise; representing one of the largest stakeholders in the Petroleum industry in a Section 12B Arbitration in terms of the Petroleum Products Act; and advising and representing an innocent Joint Venture partner in a contractual dispute.

Prior to joining Wright, Rose – Innes Junior completed high school education at Jeppe High School for Boys where he was Head Prefect and Captain of the First XV Rugby team. Junior then completed his tertiary studies at the University of the Witwatersrand where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Law and Politics, and thereafter his Bachelor of Laws. During his time at the University of the Witwatersrand, Junior represented the university’s Rugby team at national university tournaments, and served as a Boarding House Master, Cricket and Rugby Coach at local high schools. In his final year, Junior worked at the Wits Law Clinic, in the Family Law Department, under the tutelage of Professor Phillipa Kruger where he gained great experience in Family Law and Child Law matters.

A devoted family man, when he is not in the office or arguing in protection of his clients’ interests in a Court room – Junior looks forward to spending much of his free time with his wife, family and friends. Junior is also involved in community outreach programs that are focused on mentoring young men and women in our society.

In Junior’s view, Wright, Rose – Innes is a firm that prides itself in its heritage, prioritizing its clients’ interests and developing its young attorneys to provide quality tailor made legal services to its clients, both individual and corporate. It is with this in mind that Junior strives to ensure that he is well accustomed to his clients’ needs and objectives, and that in turn he achieves the best results for these clients.