Pieter Koornhof is a qualified Attorney and practices as a Consultant at BBP Law. Pieter holds an BA, LLB, LLM degrees from the University of Stellenbosch and has a diploma in legal practice from the University of Cape Town.
Pieter is currently a lecturer at Aston Business School in Birmingham in the United Kingdom. He was a former lecturer in the Department of Mercantile and Labour Law at the University of the Western Cape, as well as an ad hoc lecturer at the University of Stellenbosch. He is currently conducting research for a doctorate on the regulatory framework for internet monopolies in competition law. He is also a regular presenter at the annual sessions of the World Intellectual Property Organisation Summer School.
Pieter’s primary fields of practice are competition law and information and communication technology law. He is a keen public speaker, and avidly involved in debating and moot court. He has consulted with and presented workshops to firms in various industries in aspects of competition, computer law and labour law. As part of his community interaction, he runs training workshops on business law at the Cape Craft and Design Institute, a not-for-profit initiative seeking to develop skills and empower individuals working in the arts and crafts sector in the Western Cape. He is also the company secretary for Full Stack, a start-up company that produces bespoke software and business solutions.