Di qualified with the degrees BA and LLB from the University of Cape Town in 1989 and was admitted as an attorney in 1992. She practised in the fields of human rights and professional indemnity law at partnership level from 1995, until she joined MacRobert Attorneys in 1999. Di was a director at MacRobert Attorneys from 2000 until 2008.
She jointly headed the Cape Town office’s medical division for some two years and is currently a consultant. Di’s areas of expertise include all aspects of medical law, especially those relating to the Health Professions Council of South Africa, inquests, civil litigation and criminal proceedings.
She has presented papers on these topics at conferences and for several years also lectured law graduates in personal injury law.