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Richard Meaden

Areas Of Practice:
Antenuptial Contracts, Business Law, Collections, Commercial, Company Law, Company Registrations, Corporate, Criminal, Custody, Debt Collections, Deceased Estates, Divorce, Estates, Family Law, Freight and Carriage, General Practice, High Court Practice, Insolvency, Leases, Liquidation, Litigation (Civil), Litigation (Commercial), Litigation (Corporate), Litigation (Criminal), Litigation (General), Litigation (High Court), Litigation (Magistrates Court), Maritime Law, Matrimonial, Permanent and Temporary Residence Permits, Rehabilitation Orders, Rehabilitations, Security, Sequestrations, Shipping, Taxation, Trusts
Phone Number:
Cell Number:
+27 (0)11 450 1585
368 Johannesburg
Email address:
Years of Practice:
JRM House, Unit 8, Townsend Office Park, 1 Townsend Road, Bedfordview, Johannesburg
Gauteng / Johannesburg
Postal Address:
P O Box 1362, Bedfordview, 2008
• BA from Rhodes University in 1987
• LLB from Rhodes University in 1989
• PDip Maritime Law from the Natal University in 1989
• HDip Company Law from University of the Witwatersrand in 1993
• Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa January 1995
• Partner BJR Burt Attorneys – 1996
• Partner Burt Meaden Attorneys – 1999
• Director Burt Meaden Inc – 2003
• Managing Director Burt Meaden Inc - 2009
• Managing Director of Richard Meaden & Associates Inc.

Richard Meaden ("Richard") graduated from Rhodes University BA LLB and thereafter pursued post-graduate and higher diplomas in Maritime Law and Advanced Company Law from the Universities of Natal and Witwatersrand respectively. Richard served his articles initially at Cuzen & Woods Attorneys, where he gained substantial experience in personal injury litigation, and thereafter at B J R Burt Attorneys.

He was admitted as an attorney in January 1995, appointed as a Professional Assistant in that year and became a partner with the firm in 1996. In 2000 the firm changed its name to Burt Meaden Attorneys. Richard's practice primarily consists of superior and lower court litigation with a special emphasis on commercial and civil matters.

Richard is experienced in a wide range of litigation matters, both in South African and foreign courts and in arbitrations both within South Africa and internationally. Richard has gained a reputation in the legal industry for providing a sound and efficient service to his clients which range from the private individual to multi-national corporations.