Matthew Cannon

Candidate Attorney
+27 (0) 21 801 5240
+27 (0)86 504 7372
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.

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


  • 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.
June 21, 2018

Without Prejudice Admissions May Interrupt Prescription

The provisions of the Prescription Act 68 of 1969 (“the Act”) are remarkably succinct and accessible to the general public, however, it is this brevity that […]
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) […]