Piet du Plessis obtained his LLB during 1977, serving his period as a candidate attorney at the same time. He joined the Department of Justice as a Prosecutor at the Johannesburg Magistrate Court in 1978. He practiced as an advocate of the High Court until 1982 when he joined BDK Attorneys as a partner.
Piet specialises in criminal law, with experience on both the defence and prosecution side. He has achieved the right to appear in the highest courts in the country. A privilege which has allowed him to successfully argue several matters in the Supreme Court of Appeal.
Away from work, Piet is a keen mountain biker and red wine connoisseur. Piet is a firm believer that if you have more than one bottle of wine left on the day you die, you are guilty of bad planning.
Personal Mantra: “Fortune favours the bold” – Niccolo Machiavelli