Kyle Bowles is a member of our construction litigation team focusing on construction and engineering law, general commercial litigation, insurance and banking litigation, and alternative dispute resolution.

Kyle, as part of a greater team, has experience in multi-million-rand arbitrations, adjudications and court actions and applications. He also has experience in commercial drafting, in particular in respect of construction and mining contracts.  


Construction & Engineering

Litigation and Arbitration

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Commercial Litigation

Insurance Litigation

Contentious Experience

  • Representing a client in dispute proceedings relating to the construction of a pipeline at a wastewater treatment plant.

  • Representing employer in dispute proceedings relating to construction of power plant.

  • Representing contractor in dispute with sub-contractor regarding construction of road infrastructure.

  • Various commercial court actions and applications on behalf of inter alia banks, insurers, consulting engineers, couriers and construction companies.

  • Advising on various administrative law matters relating to requests in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act.

  • Advising client in respect of SABS / SANS compliance issues.

Non-contentious Experience

  • Assisting a client in drafting a construction contract for the construction of a gas pipeline in Ghana.

  • Drafting particular conditions to FIDIC silver book, mining contracts and bespoke construction contracts.

  • Drafting of commercial agreements on behalf of various companies.

  • Advising client on notification of claim for business interruption under primary assets all risks insurance policy.

  • Advising underwriter on possible prescription issues relating to notification of claim under insurance policy.

  • Conducting review and providing advice to underwriter in respect of contractor’s plant and equipment all risk policy.


2014 BCom Law - University of the Witwatersrand

2016 LLB (with distinction) - University of the Witwatersrand

Court Admissions

9 April 2019, South Africa





Kyle Bowles




+27 11 523 6105

+27 11 286 6900

Practice area:

Construction & engineering

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