Matthew Cannon

Candidate Attorney
+27 (0) 21 801 5240
+27 (0)86 504 7372
matthew.canon@adriaansattorneys.com
Matthew Cannon is a Candidate Attorney of Adriaans Attorneys focusing mainly on general commercial litigation High Court and Magistrates’ Court, including arbitrations, property disputes, debt collection claims, and drafting of contracts.
Education

  • 2016 - University of the Western Cape, Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Membership

  • Member of Cape Town Candidate Attorney Association
  • Litigating in the High Court, Magistrate’s Courts (including attending at trials in respect of contractual and delictual claims)
  • Drafting of pleadings and drafting of notices
  • Advising and litigating on property disputes
  • Debt collection and litigation arising therefrom
Matthew joined Adriaans Attorneys as a Candidate Attorney in 2017 and is currently in his second year of his articles of clerkship.
April 19, 2018

Removing the Obstacles of Access to Credit

A recent judgment handed down by the Western Cape High Court, will ultimately prompt a major shift in the credit facility landscape as it seeks to […]
March 20, 2018

Case Law Update – Trinity Asset Management (Pty) Limited v Grindstone Investments 132 (Pty) Limited 2018 (1) SA 94 (CC)

On 5 September 2017, the Constitutional Court handed down a judgment in an appeal against the judgment and order of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) […]
December 11, 2017

DISINHERITANCE OF A SURVIVING SPOUSE WITHIN THREE MONTHS OF DIVORCE

Matthew Cannon In terms of Section 2B of The Wills Act 7 of 1953 (‘the Act’), if any person dies within three months after dissolution of […]