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About the Firm

Fox Legal is a boutique consultancy based in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, specialising in mediation, risk management, regulatory and contract compliance and consulting.

The founder is an admitted attorney who, over his 20-year career, has held senior management positions at both mid-tier and ‘big four’ accounting firms. His extensive experience has taught him a few simple truths which form the basis of Fox Legal.

These include the following:

Through strong associations with other service providers, Fox Legal has recourse to experts that are able to provide necessary expertise in complex mediations, as well as on other advisory matters. We are accordingly also able to refer clients to the relevant experts should the need arise.

About the Founder

Gary Andrew has an industrial psychology degree and an LLB from Rhodes University. After completing his traineeship as a candidate attorney he was admitted as an attorney in 2001. He is an internationally accredited mediator with ADR International (Alternative Dispute Resolution).

Gary worked in London during the early part of his career before returning to South Africa and joining a mid-tier advisory firm as a legal advisor. During this time, he provided legal advice, conducted forensic investigations and compliance reviews.

Five years later he joined a ‘Big Four’ audit and advisory firm where he spent the next 12 years specialising in the fields of management consulting, risk management and regulatory compliance.

Working within large audit, tax and advisory practices provided Gary with extensive experience across a broad range of clients and services. As an associate director he was also responsible for the day-to-day management of the business unit, including the performance management of his team.

After 16 years he felt that it was time to start this own consultancy, and began Fox Legal.