Angus was born in Stutterheim where he completed his schooling. He studied at Rhodes University completing his BCom LLB in 1988 before spending a working holiday travelling Europe. He joined Bate Chubb & Dickson Inc. in October 1990 and specialises in all aspects of property law, conveyancing, estate planning, trusts, commercial contracts and pre-nuptial contracts.
Angus is married to Hiki, a teacher and has two children, Vaughan and Abigail. He completed the Comrades Marathon in 2000, and is a keen paddler, having recently completed the PE2EL Surfski Challenge, and the Dusi Canoe Marathon.
Lindesay was born in Port Elizabeth. She attended Rhodes University where she obtained a BA degree, then a BA Honours in English at the University of Port Elizabeth. After which she studied for her B Proc and LLB at Unisa.
Lindesay has practised at Bate Chubb & Dickson since 1995. She is involved in Conveyancing and manages the Estates Department. She has also been involved in lecturing at the local Law School in the Wills and Estates course. She was the Legal Accounting lecturer and national examiner in 2003.
She is married to Denis and they have four children.
Jason was born in East London on 18 September 1973. He matriculated from Selborne College, East London in 1991. He attended Rhodes University in Grahamstown from 1992 to 1996 where he obtained firstly his BA and thereafter an LLB. He joined Bate Chubb & Dickson in 1997.
Jason was a keen rugby player but has now hung up his boots and is a keen participant in triathlons having represented the Buffalo City team on numerous occasions at South African Triathlon Championships and having furthermore completed both the half and full Iron Man.
Jason is married to Nina and has two daughters, Courtney and Alex and two sons, Josh and Connor.
Melanie (neé Allen) was born in Springs, Gauteng in 1985. She moved with her family to East London in 1994 and matriculated from Clarendon High School for Girls in 2003. While at school Melanie served on the Interact Board and Junior City Council. She was elected Junior Mayor of Buffalo City (2002-2003). Mel enrolled at Rhodes University, Grahamstown and obtained a BA degree in 2006 and a LLB degree in 2008.
In 2009 Mel joined Bate Chubb & Dickson Inc. as a Candidate Attorney. After completing her articles she was admitted as an attorney in January 2011 and Bate Chubb & Dickson offered her a position as a Professional Assistant. In January 2014 Mel was promoted to the position of Associate and subsequently on 1 September 2015 was appointed as a Director.
Mel is a High Court litigator. Her practice areas mainly consist of Road Accident Fund matters, Personal Injury law and Divorces.
Melanie is married to Martin and they both enjoy the outdoors including camping, fly fishing as well as wine tasting.
Andile was born on the 19th of August 1988 in Mthatha and he is the youngest of three boys. He underwent primary and secondary school at Excelsior Senior Secondary School in Mthatha. He attended the University of Fort Hare, East London Campus, where he studied a four-year LLB degree. He completed his studies in 2012 and attended the School for Legal Practice under the LSSA Legal Education and Development in East London.
He was appointed as a Candidate Attorney at Bate Chubb & Dickson Incorporated in January 2014 where he gained extensive training in general litigation of both the Magistrates’ and High Court. In September 2015 he was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court, Grahamstown. On 1 March 2016 he was appointed as a Director at Bate Chubb & Dickson Inc.
Dave was born in East London on 25 July 1984. He attended Hudson Park High School and matriculated in 2002. He studied at Rhodes University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2006 and an LLB degree in 2008.
He joined Bate Chubb and Dickson in 2008 and practices in all fields of civil litigation, specialising particularly in law of insurance and matters relating to motor vehicle collisions.
His interests include hiking, fishing, sports and spending time with friends and family.