Andrew Molver

Andrew Molver

Andrew Molver

Partner

Litigation Attorney

About

  • Specialisation

  • Bio

    Andrew Molver is a litigation specialist and a member of the firm’s dispute resolution team. He has particular expertise in constitutional and administrative law (including, public procurement law), regulatory law and general commercial litigation.

    Andrew’s constitutional and administrative law experience extends across several practice areas, including public procurement, education, health insurance, environmental matters, energy, property, licensing and registration, local government and general regulatory work.

    As a founding member of the firm’s Public Procurement Law group, a large part of Andrew’s practice involves the judicial review or enforcement of government tender awards, in respect of which he has handled various high profile and value matters both for and against organs of state and other public bodies. Andrew also advises several private sector clients and public authorities on a range of procurement related issues within multiple industry sectors.

    Andrew advises and represents multiple local and foreign clients from various industries on all types of commercial and contractual disputes in both the High Courts and private arbitration bodies. His expertise in this regard extends to contractual and delictual damages actions, restraint of trade enforcement, unlawful competition claims, shareholder and director disputes, defamation matters and enrichment claims.

    Andrew is best known for representing the Public Protector of South Africa in various high-profile matters against, amongst others, former President Zuma, the public broadcaster and various members of cabinet. His remarkable work and efforts in the field of public law and justice earned him a place on the prestigious Mail & Guardian Young 200 list in 2019.


  • Academic

    • BCom (Law) (Cum Laude) – University of Pretoria | 2005
    • LLB (Cum Laude) – University of Pretoria | 2007
    • Certificate in Advanced Administrative Law | 2010
    • LLM (First Class) – University of Cambridge | 2019


  • Qualifications

    • Qualified attorney | 2010


  • Credentials

    • Chambers & Partners – Public Law 2019 | Up and Coming. The Chambers & Partners review states: “Sources endorse Andrew Molver of Adams & Adams as an “outstanding attorney,” with particular regard for his litigious work. He represented the Public Protector in opposing former president Jacob Zuma’s application to review and set aside the State of Capture report.”
    • FirstRand Postgraduate Laurie Dippenaar Scholar
    • Represented the Public Protector (a prominent constitutional institution) in various matters before both the Supreme Court of Appeal and Constitutional Court concerning the legal effect of her powers and the enforcement of her remedial action (including in relation to remedial action taken by the Public Protector concerning the public funding of President Zuma’s private homestead).
    • Founding member of the firm’s Public Procurement Law group
    • The Legal Practice Council (LPC) – Member