Bertus Preller is the author of Everyone's Guide to Divorce and Separation, published by Random House. He was voted Family Lawyer of the year in South Africa by the ACQ5 Finance magazine in 2015. He is an experienced Mediator, Family and Divorce Lawyer in Cape Town South Africa. He is a member of the International Bar Association and is also a member of the Reunite International Child Abduction Centre, recognised as the leading UK charity specialising in international parental child abduction and the movement of children across international borders.
He has more than 30 years of experience in law and became a Mediator and Arbitrator during 1996 when he was appointed as a Part-time Commissioner at the CCMA and he also acted as an Appeal's authority for the South African Police services. He specializes in Family Law and Divorce Law and attends to divorce and family law cases across South Africa.
He has also been quoted on Family Law issues in various newspapers such as the Sunday Times and Business Times and magazines such as Noseweek, Keur, Living and Loving, Longevity, Woman and Home, Women's Health, You, Huisgenoot and Fairlady and also appeared on national television shows and on 5FM and Cliffcentral. His clients include artists, celebrities, sports people and high net worth individuals.
His areas of expertise are Divorce Law, Family Law, Divorce Mediation, Parenting Plans, Parental Responsibilities and Rights, Custody (care and contact) of children, same sex marriages, unmarried fathers rights, child abduction and Hague Convention cases and domestic violence matters and international divorce law.
Bertus loves photography and covered many Springbok rugby tests and international sporting events.