Morné is a Senior Cost Consultant at Phatshoane Henney Attorneys practising in the Cost Consultancy division of the Dispute Resolution Practice Group of the firm.
Morné obtained his B.Proc degree from the University of the Free State and joined Naudes Attorneys in 1996. He was admitted as an attorney two years later and then appointed as an in-house cost consultant at the firm. Since then, he has gained more than 20 years’ experience in cost consultancy and become a leading expert in this discipline as well as in Supreme Court of Appeal costs.
His expertise services include professional advice and assistance in respect of litigious and non-litigious costs, drawing and taxation of bills in all South African Courts, drawing and assessment of non-litigious statements of accounts at the respective Law Societies, attending to oppose and/or settle bills of cost and arbitration of bills of cost. These services are provided to firms on a national basis through Morne’s in-house legal cost consultancy.
Morné has also lectured on legal costs to candidate attorneys at various Schools for Legal Practice and is the current Free State representative member of the Law Society of South Africa’s Cost Committee.
Morné is an active sports enthusiast and enjoys supporting cricket and rugby when not playing a round of golf.
Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
Member of the LSSA Cost Committee
Lecturing & speaking engagements:
Lecturer in cost consulting