Meet the Team

Johannes Spamer

Managing Director

Johannes heads up our commercial and litigation departments. He is a former advocate of the High Court of South Africa and member of the Cape and National Bar Associations. His litigation experience includes time spent with the London Bar.

Johannes left the Bar in 1997 to lead the litigation team of a prominent Cape Town based law firm. In January 2000 he established the firm of J S Spamer and Associates, which merged into Spamer Triebel in 2006. Johannes specializes in complex commercial and intellectual property litigation.

Suné Venter

Senior Associate

Suné obtained her BComm Law and LLB degrees at the University of the North West, Potchefstroom. She completed her final semester of postgraduate studies at the University of Leuven, Belgium in 2014 in International Business Law and Trade where a passion for commercial law was instilled in her. She completed her articles in 2016 at a renowned boutique commercial law firm in Cape Town where she started her practice as an attorney. 

Her journey with Spamer Triebel Inc. as an associate started early in 2018 where she currently focuses on commercial law and litigation. Suné has gained valuable experience since joining Spamer Triebel Inc. in both domestic and international corporate and commercial matters and various aspects of corporate governance, including anti-bribery and corruption and data protection.

Luciano Da Luz


Luciano completed his BComm and LLB degrees at the University of Stellenbosch. In his final year of studies he practiced as a student consultant at the Law Clinic (Stellenbosch), gaining practical experience in various fields of law.

He pursued his interest in commercial law by commencing his legal career at Spamer Triebel Inc. in 2017 as a candidate attorney as was admitted as an attorney in 2019.  Luciano has been involved with various international corporate, commercial and litigation matters during his time at the firm.

Brandon Cilliers

Articled Clerk

Brandon Cilliers graduated from Nelson Mandela University and obtained his LLB degree in 2017. Brandon is a motivated self-starter who is not afraid to venture into new fields of learning. He is currently articled to Johannes Spamer and assists with litigation in High Court and Magistrate’s Courts.

Thinus Botha

Articled Clerk

Thinus obtained both his BA Law and LLB from the University of Pretoria. During the last year of his studies he worked part time at the University of Pretoria’s Law Clinic and acquired valuable practical experience before entering practice for the first time at a commercial law firm in Pretoria. Since joining Spamer & Triebel in late 2019 Thinus has gained experience in corporate-, commercial litigation and intellectual property law. He aspires to  specialise in cyberlaw however all commercial law interests him greatly.

Paige Fine

Articled Clerk

Paige completed her undergraduate degree at Stellenbosch University in 2012 before auditing Jury Selection Psychology and Legal Journalism classes in Los Angeles. Her interest in media law led to her completion of her postgraduate LLB specialising in intellectual property law. Paige spent two years in the in-house legal counsel of Australia’s largest publicly listed independent producer of film and television content.

In 2019 Paige joined Spamer Triebel Inc. as a candidate attorney where she has been involved in matters encompassing a variety of legal fields including corporate, commercial, litigation and intellectual property.

Zelri Coetsee

Articled Clerk

Zelri matriculated with an International Baccalaureate Diploma from Abu Dhabi International (Pvt.) School in the United Arab Emirates in 2014, after which she returned back to South Africa to pursue her tertiary studies.

She went on to complete her BSc Political Studies Degree in 2018, as well as her LLB in 2019, at the University of Cape Town.  With a keen interest in commercial law Zelri joined Spamer Triebel as a Candidate Attorney in 2020.