Meet the Team

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Johannes Spamer

Managing Director

Johannes heads up our commercial and litigation departments. He holds BA, LLB and LLM degrees from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, he was one of 20 students selected in 1999 for the new combined LLM/MComm degree created by the University of Pretoria. He also holds a certificate in strategic management from the University of George Town, Washington DC and currently enrolled for a LLM at the University of London. 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 Cape 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 in various jurisdictions in the world.

Suné Venter


Suné’s journey with Spamer Triebel Inc. started early in 2018 where she currently focuses on commercial law, corporate governance and litigation, both locally and abroad. After completing her BComm Law and LLB degrees at the University of the North West, Potchefstroom, with her final semester of postgraduate studies at the University of Leuven in Belgium in 2014, she ventured into corporate and commercial law with great curiosity. Her practice focuses on various aspects of corporate governance, including anti-bribery and corruption, anti money laudering, privacy laws and data protection. She completed her postgraduate certificate in Strategic Management at Georgetown University, Washinton DC in 2022 and is currently busy with a Masters degree in Advanced Commercial Law through the University of London. She describes herself as a full time learner and avid traveller.

Zelri Coetsee


After matriculating with an International Baccalaureate Diploma from Abu Dhabi International (Pvt.) School in the United Arab Emirates, Zelri returned back to South Africa in 2015 to obtain her BSc Political Studies Degree and LLB from the University of Cape Town.

Zelri first joined Spamer Triebel Inc. as a Candidate Attorney in 2020, and has since taken up the position as an Associate following her admission as an Attorney of the High Court in 2022. Having completed her articles of clerkship with the firm, she has gained significant insight into all areas of its practice – including commercial law, intellectual property law and litigation.

Erasmus Geustyn

Articled Clerk

Erasmus Geustyn matriculated from Augsburg Agricultural Gymnasium in 2012, after which he went to work in the United States of America. He returned to South Africa and obtained his LLB at the University of the Western Cape. He has a keen interest in Corporate and Commercial law and joined Spamer Triebel as a Candidate Attorney in 2022.

Jacques Budricks

Articled Clerk

After matriculating from Pearson High School in 2013, Jacques set off to England to pursue his cricket career for a couple of years. Upon his return to South Africa, he started his own cricket academy at Oakdale Agricultural school in Riversdal which he ran successfully for 7 years, while studying law part-time. Jacques obtained his LLB degree in 2023 and is now a Candidate Attorney at Spamer Triebel Inc. He has a keen interest in commercial, corporate law and litigation.

Dominique Botha

Articled Clerk

Dominique Botha is originally from Johannesburg and matriculated from St Teresa’s High School in Rosebank in 2016. After moving to Cape Town, Dominique obtained her LLB degree from The IIE’s Varsity College in 2022 and completed a 6-month Practical Legal Training Course through LSSA Lead in June 2023. After her studies, Dominique took a few months off at the end of 2023 to travel, something she enjoys doing in her spare time. She has a keen interest in commercial and corporate law and the ever-evolving field of intellectual property law. Dominique is excited about joining Spamer Triebel Inc. as a Candidate Attorney in 2024.