Chris Loxton SC
Chris Loxton SC
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Secretary: Frances Magid
Tel: 011-2904144.

Chris Loxton SC

Called to the Johannesburg Bar in 1978 after completing an LLB degree at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Silk conferred in 1992.

Appointed to the High Court as an acting judge in 1994, 1996 and 2003.

Areas of specialisation are mining, insurance and regulated industries.

Co-author of the leading textbook on mining law in South Africa, South African Mineral & Petroleum Law.

Member of AFSA’s arbitration and appeal panels.

Major reported cases in which Mr Loxton has appeared are:

Johannesburg City Council v Television & Electrical Distributors (Pty) Limited & Another 1997 (1) SA 157 (A);

South African Society of Bank Officials v Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd 1998 (2) SA 1 (SCA);

Democratic Party v Minister of Home Affairs & Another 1999 (3) SA 254 (CC);

Glaxo Wellcome (Pty) Ltd & Others v Terblanche NO & Others (No 1) 2001 (4) SA 891 (CAC);

Pepkor Pension Fund v Financial Services Board 2003 (6) SA 38 (SCA);

Meyer v Iscor Pension Fund 2003 (2) SA 715 (SCA);

Unitas Hospital v Van Wyk 2006 (4) SA 436 (SCA);

Minister of Finance v Gore NO 2007 (1) SA 111 (SCA);

Anglo Operations Limited v Sandhurst Estates (Pty) Ltd 2007 (2) SA 363 (SCA);

Trinity Asset Management (Pty) Ltd & Others v Investec Bank Ltd & Others 2009 (4) SA 89 (SCA);

Masstores v Murray & Roberts 2009 (5) SA 500 (SCA);

Germiston Municipal Retirement Fund v Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality 2010 (2) SA 498 (SCA);

Mankayi v AngloGold Ashanti 2011 (3) SA 237 (CC);

National Credit Regulator v Nedbank Ltd 2011 (3) SA 581 (SCA);

Sebola & Another v Standard Bank of South Africa & Another 2012 (5) SA 142 (CC);

National Credit Regulator v Standard Bank 2013 (1) SA 628 (SCA);

Minister of Mineral Resources & Others v Sishen Iron Ore Company (Pty) Ltd & Another 2014 (2) SA 603 (CC).