Donald Dinnie

Donald Dinnie

  • Director, Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc

Donald is a senior litigation lawyer practicing in insurance and reinsurance law.

He is highly regarded in the industry for his disputes and coverage work in insurance and reinsurance.
He has over 32 years' experience in insurance and reinsurance litigation in South Africa, and regularly advises the major short-term insurers and reinsurers in South Africa, on the Continent, London and beyond. His insurance law specialisation includes regulatory work and complex disputes and coverage with respect to subrogated defences and recoveries and defence work for insurers and reinsurers regarding policy response, interpretation and wording.

He is recognised as the 2024 Edition “Lawyer of the Year” in Insurance Law in Johannesburg, in the Best Lawyers in South Africa. He is also again listed in Best Lawyers in South Africa 2024 for his expertise in insurance law and litigation. He is consistently listed in, amongst others, Who's Who; Insurance and Reinsurance as a leading insurance and reinsurance practitioner; Legal 500 as a leading disputes practitioner; and Chambers Global. He was recognised as Insurance Lawyer of the Year 2015 by Best Lawyers in South Africa.

In 2020 Donald was elected an Honorary Member of the Institute of Loss Adjusters of Southern Africa in recognition of services rendered to the Institute.

Donald is a non-executive director of the Insurance Institute of South Africa.

Donald obtained his BA LLB and HDip Company Law from the University of the Witwatersrand, and CML from Unisa/UP. He is a member of the Law Societies of the Northern Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, and Cape Province.

He has acted as a Commissioner of the Small Court, Johannesburg, for over 25 years.

All Sessions by Donald Dinnie

28 October 08/10/2021 12:00 am