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Practice experience

Kelly Meijers joined MDA in 2017 with experience in construction law, commercial litigation and project and infrastructure finance.

Kelly practices in both contentious and non-contentious construction law, including the following:

  • Advising on the resolution of disputes through both adjudication and arbitration which includes the preparation of all submissions and briefing counsel.
  • Contractual and commercial advice on a number of projects, including those based in other jurisdictions.
  • Reviewing various standard form and bespoke conditions of contract (including those pertaining to the renewable energy sector) and advising on the risks thereof and the management of those risks throughout the execution of the works.
  • Preparation of construction contracts, including bespoke contracts and the particular conditions of standard forms of contract such as FIDIC, NEC3, GCC and JBCC.
  • Assisting with the preparation of time and money claims, which includes drafting notices and other correspondence and formulating claim submissions.
  • Providing general advice / opinions.


BA (Bachelor of Arts), Rhodes University, 2010

LLB (Bachelor of Law), Rhodes University, 2012

Programme in Construction Adjudication, University of Pretoria, 2017

Certificate in Arbitration, Association of Arbitrators, 2017


Admission as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa, 2016

Member of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces

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