Kameel Premhid

05/12/2016

Educated at Glenwood, Howard College (UKZN), and Lady Margaret Hall (Oxford) (on a Rhodes Scholarship), Kameel was called to the Bar in 2016. He is briefed as leading and co-counsel in all Courts of South Africa, and increasingly within SADC, mostly in high-level public and commercial law disputes. Occasionally, he dabbles in criminal, family, and competition law. Kameel also appears in arbitrations, and regularly undertakes pro bono/public interest work. He has a background in politics and public policy.

Kameel has appeared in the following notable matters: 

  1. Democratic Alliance v South African Broadcasting Corporation SOC Ltd (SABC) and Others; Democratic Alliance v Motsoeneng and Others (3104/2016; 18107/16) [2016] ZAWCHC 188; [2017] 2 BLLR 153 (WCC); [2017] 1 All SA 530 (WCC) (12 December 2016). 
  1. Democratic Alliance v Minister of International Relations and Cooperation and Others (Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution Intervening) (83145/2016) [2017] ZAGPPHC 53; 2017 (3) SA 212 (GP); [2017] 2 All SA 123 (GP); 2017 (1) SACR 623 (GP) (22 February 2017). 
  1. Minister of Finance v Oakbay Investments (Pty) Ltd and Others; Oakbay Investments (Pty) Ltd and Others v Director of the Financial Intelligence Centre (80978/2016) [2017] ZAGPPHC 576; [2017] 4 All SA 150 (GP); 2018 (3) SA 515 (GP) (18 August 2017). 
  1. President of the Republic of South Africa v Office of the Public Protector and Others (91139/2016) [2017] ZAGPPHC 747; 2018 (2) SA 100 (GP); [2018] 1 All SA 800 (GP); 2018 (5) BCLR 609 (GP) (13 December 2017). 
  1. S v Okah (CCT 315/16; CCT 193/17) [2018] ZACC 3; 2018 (4) BCLR 456 (CC); 2018 (1) SACR 492 (CC) (23 February 2018). 
  1. Export Development Canada and Another v Westdawn Investments Proprietary and Others (6151/2018) [2018] ZAGPJHC 60; [2018] 2 All SA 783 (GJ) (21 March 2018). 
  1. Manuel v Economic Freedom Fighters & Others  [2019] 3 All SA 584 (GJ) (Judgment and Appeal); 2019 (5) SA 210 (GJ)  (Judgment only). 
  1. Brown v Economic Freedom Fighters & Others [2019] 3 All SA 499 (GJ); 2019 (6) SA 23 (GJ). 
  1. Gordhan v Malema [2020] 1 All SA 417 (GJ); 2020 (1) SA 587 (GJ). 
  1. President of the Republic of South Africa and Another v Public Protector and Others (55578/2019) [2020] ZAGPPHC 9; 2020 (5) BCLR 513 (GP); [2020] 2 All SA 865 (GP) (10 March 2020). 
  1. Gerhard Potgieter Maintenance Services (Witbank) (Pty) Limited t/a Mr Clean v Contract Cleaning National Provident Fund and Others (JA98/2018) [2020] ZALAC 13; [2020] 9 BLLR 889 (LAC) (22 May 2020). 
  1. New Nation Movement NPC and Others v President of the Republic of South Africa and Others (CCT110/19) [2020] ZACC 11; 2020 (6) SA 257 (CC); 2020 (8) BCLR 950 (CC) (11 June 2020). 
  1. Democratic Alliance v President of the Republic of South Africa and Others (Economic Freedom Fighters Intervening) (21424/2020) [2020] ZAGPPHC 237; [2020] 3 All SA 747 (GP) (19 June 2020). 
  1. Economic Freedom Fighters and Others v Manuel (711/2019) [2020] ZASCA 172; [2021] 1 All SA 623 (SCA) ; 2021 (3) SA 425 (SCA) (17 December 2020). 
  1. African Transformation Movement v Speaker of the National Assembly and Others (17989/2020) [2021] ZAWCHC 113; [2021] 2 All SA 757 (WCC); 2022 (2) SA 468 (WCC) (26 March 2021). 
  1. Helen Suzman Foundation v Robert McBride and Others (1065/2019) [2021] ZASCA 36; [2021] 2 All SA 727 (SCA); 2021 (5) SA 94 (SCA) (7 April 2021). 
  1. Rodrigues v National Director of Public Prosecutions and Others (1186/2019) [2021] ZASCA 87; [2021] 3 All SA 775 (SCA); 2021 (2) SACR 333 (SCA) (21 June 2021). 
  1. Public Protector and Others v President of the Republic of South Africa and Others (CCT 62/20) [2021] ZACC 19; 2021 (6) SA 37 (CC); 2021 (9) BCLR 929 (CC) (1 July 2021). 
  1. African Transformation Movement v Speaker of the National Assembly and Others (643/2021) [2021] ZASCA 164; 2022 (4) SA 409 (SCA); [2022] 1 All SA 615 (SCA) (2 December 2021). 
  1. African Transformation Movement v Speaker of the National Assembly and Others (643/2021) [2021] ZASCA 164; 2022 (2) 468 (WCC); [2022] 1 All SA 615 (SCA) (2 December 2021). 
  1. Speaker of the National Assembly and Another v New Nation Movement NPC and Others (110/19) [2022] ZACC 24; 2022 (9) BCLR 1165 (CC) (29 June 2022).

Contact Information:

Tel: 011 290-4000
Mobile: 071 676-3878
Email: counsel@premhid.com