Janine MyburghPresident & Chairperson | Cape Chamber of Commerce

Cape Town, South Africa

Janine has for a cumulative period of 20 years been practicing as an attorney. She was admitted as an attorney in 1996 after completing her two year articles at Malcolm Roup and Associates Attorneys.  After a brief stint at the Road Accident Fund (in 1996), she was employed as a Professional Assistant at the respective firms of Attorneys, Pincus Matz Marquard Hugo Hamman (1996 to 1997) and Steyl Incorporated Attorneys (1997 to 1999) she commenced to practice for her own account, under the name and style of Myburgh & Associates Attorneys in 1999 (Myburgh & Associates was formally registered as Myburgh Attorneys Incorporated on 01 March 2013).

Since 1999, Janine has built up a substantial client base locally, nationally as well as internationally.  The majority of her practice is litigation based, but she has also diversified her practice into mediation and facilitation.  She is very involved in her community, organized business, the legal profession and civil society, which is noted by the numerous leadership positions she has held or still holds on the boards of several community and professional institutions.

Janine has been the president and chairperson of the board of the Cape Chamber of Commerce since 2012 and was the first female president elected in the chamber’s 212 year history