Charl obtained his B.Iuris and LLB degrees from the University of Pretoria. He was the manager and founding director of the law firm Groenewald Van Dyk Incorporated, at which he practised for almost 10 years.
During 2011 he moved his practice to MacRobert Attorneys, where he joined the firm as a director in the Corporate and Commercial Law Department. With right of appearance in the High Court, he litigates in most aspects of commercial law.Charl is well versed in the law as it pertains to the Government Employees Pension Fund, insolvencies and liquidations, franchises and intellectual property.
He specialises in entertainment law and, having studied film production, he was also a lecturer at the Tshwane University of Technology’s Film School. Charl is the current legal adviser for almost all of the recent local South African film productions.