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know-how in providing legal advice

on local matters to overseas clients.

Our People


Anthony Crichton

Anthony Crichton, a highly qualified and experienced professional, who after graduating from the University of the Witwatersrand with BA and LLB degrees, was admitted as an attorney in 1986 and a notary and conveyancer in 1992. Anthony, who joined the firm as a professional assistant in 1986 after serving articles with Damant, Bostock & Company in Johannesburg, became a partner in A. Livingstone & Company, subsequently Livingstone Crichton, in March 1987. His specialities include matrimonial and family law as well as property law and conveyancing. His area of expertise extends to deceased estate administration, trusts, will and estate planning, contract negotiating and drafting, and commercial litigation in High and Magistrates' Courts. In addition, as a Notary Public, Anthony handles the firm's notarial work.

Anthony was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2005.

Anthony can be contacted at anthony@lc.legal

Kate Paterson

Kate Paterson graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand with BA, LLB (both with distinction). She delayed her articles for a year to complete her Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PDM) at Wits Business School, which included an internship at Dimension Data focusing on risk management.

Kate started her articles at Livingstone Crichton with a strong academic basis and knowledge of business and the business environment. In 2009 she was admitted as an attorney and now works as an associate for the firm. She has since obtained a further qualification in competition law.

Kate’s practice areas include matrimonial and family law, estate planning and administration, commercial law and general litigation in the High Court and Magistrate’s Court. In these areas Kate has given advice and had success in matters involving The Hague Convention, defended and undefended divorces and custody disputes, maintenance and domestic violence disputes, labour relations disputes and general advice, commercial and contractual litigation and property- and lease-related matters.

Kate can be contacted at katep@lc.legal


Christopher Joseph

Christopher Joseph attended the University of the Witwatersrand where he obtained an LLB degree. He completed his articles with Livingstone Crichton, gaining experience in most of the firm’s major practice areas. His main focus is on commercial litigation, dispute resolution and general commercial legal advice. He worked closely with the senior attorneys as well as senior advocates.

In 2017 Christopher was admitted as an attorney and in 2019 was promoted to the position of Senior Associate for the firm.

Christopher’s practice areas include commercial and corporate matters and disputes, general litigation in the High Court and Magistrate’s Court, insurance matters, and assists clients on a wide range of general commercial and corporate agreements. Christopher has extensive experience in the running of complicated High Court trials and has recently run a matter successfully in the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa.

Christopher can be contacted at chrisj@lc.legal 

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Professional Support Staff Members  

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