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					                     CURRICULUM VITAE

RONALD BOBROFF
ATTORNEY SOUTH AFRICA

BORN:               Benoni, South Africa

YEAR OF BIRTH:      1947

EDUCATION:
                    BA LAW, Psychology University of Witwatersrand
                    LLB, University of Witwatersrand
                    Israeli Bar Exam graduate
                    Australian Legal Practice Admission Board examinations

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

                    Admitted Attorney in South Africa - April 1973
                    Admitted Barrister & Solicitor, Australia 1999

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS / POSITIONS - HISTORICAL / CURRENT

                    Senior Partner, Ronald Bobroff & Partners Inc, Specialist Major
                    Personal Injury Attorneys, Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa,
                    Established 1974

                    President – 2006 to 2007 – Law Society of the Northern
                    Provinces

                    Law Society of the Northern Provinces : Vice-President 2003/04
                    and 2004/05

                    Councillor – Law Society of the Northern Provinces since 1995.

                    Chairman – 1999 To 2002 - Gauteng Law Council (Largest
                    Provincial Law Council in South Africa embracing 60% of the
                    entire South African Attorneys Profession) During his term of
                    office Ronald Bobroff was instrumental in the furtherance of black
                    empowerment within the organised Attorneys Profession. Due to
                    his efforts the Gauteng Law Council implemented a policy of
                    transformation resulting in a restructured governing Council in
                    which ten of the Council board positions reserved for persons of
                    colour.
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Law Society of South Africa – Councillor

Law Society of South Africa - Motor Vehicle Insurance (Personal
Injury) Committee Law Society of South Africa - Chairperson
1996 – 2000 – member since 1994

Law Society of South Africa – Contingency Fee Committee –
Member

Law Society of South Africa – Ethics Committee - Member

Law Society of The Northern Provinces: Councillor Since 1995

Law Society Disciplinary Monitoring Committee - Chairman

Ad Hoc Chairman - Law Society Fees Assessment Committee

Law Society Court Practice Committee - Member

Law Society Judge President Liaison Committee - Member

Law Society Rules and Ethics Committee - Chair

Law Society MVA Committee - Chair

Examiner in Motor Vehicle Insurance Law and Practice – Attorneys
Admission Exam

Johannesburg Attorneys’ Association Committee Member 1982 –
1995, Chairperson 1996 – 1998

Commissioner (Judicial officer) – South African Small Claims
Court 1984 – 2000

South African Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (Saapil) -
Founding Executive Member, Current Vice-President

American Trial Lawyers Association - Member

Australian Plaintiff’s Lawyers Association - Member

Medico Legal Society of South Africa - Member

International Association of Jewish Lawyers And Jurists – Member

MEDIA

Ronald Bobroff hosts a weekly Monday evening legal talk show
program (Legally Speaking) on Radio 702 - South Africa’s only
specialist national radio talk show. This show is streamed live on
www.702.co.za at 19:00 to 21:00 (S.A.) time) every Monday night.

He appears regularly on South Africa’s major radio stations and
television channels on topical legal issues.

He has authored numerous articles in various professional journals
including De Rebus, Journal of the South African Attorneys
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                            Profession. He has also presented papers at conferences including
                            that of the International Bar Association and at the Australian
                            Plaintiff Lawyers Association in Sydney.




Contact details:

Ronald Bobroff & Partners Inc                    Tel: 27 11 880-6781
P O Box 1170                                     Fax: 27 11 880-6784
Parklands                                        e-mail: ronaldb@bobroff.co.za
2121                                             Direct fax: 27 11 447-6128

				
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