Elizabeth de Stadler

Elizabeth de Stadler

Elizabeth de Stadler is a senior associate.

Her practice comprises of general regulatory compliance due diligences; training and workshops on regulatory compliance; opinion work on the Consumer Protection Act (the CPA), the National Credit Act, Insurance, Marketing Law, Contract Law and the Protection of Personal Information Bill; and plain language drafting.

She conducts regular workshops and training sessions on the CPA and other consumer legislation for businesses and for Law@work, a unit situated within the Law Faculty at the University of Cape Town.

She graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in 2005. Thereafter she completed her articles and practiced as an attorney in the Insurance and Legal Liability team at Webber Wentzel Attorneys in Johannesburg from 2006 to 2009. She left the employ of Webber Wentzel to complete her postgraduate studies in Consumer Law at the University of Cape Town.

She is the author of Consumer Law Unlocked (www.siberink.co.za), the co-author of a consumer law textbook and a guide on plain language legal drafting which is to be published by Juta Publishing in 2013/4. She contributed to The Law of Contract in South Africa 2nd ed (Oxford University Press) and she is the editor of the Consumer Law Review, which provides a monthly update on consumer law related matters. A free subscription is available through www.jutalaw.co.za.

She is also a founding director of Novation Consulting (www.novcon.co.za). Novation Consulting specialises in designing innovative ways to communicate legal issues to consumers.

Elizabeth can be contacted on at elizabeth@ea.law.za.