log in
Print | Back


Armando  Aguiar

Armando Aguiar



  • construction
  • anglophone africa
  • construction and engineering
  • dispute resolution

WSG Practice Industries


South Africa


Armando Aguiar is an Executive in ENSafrica’s Dispute Resolution department. He specialises in general commercial dispute resolution, and construction and engineering law, including the drafting of contracts (such as FIDIC, NEC, JBCC and GCC), claims and dispute resolution.

Armando’s experience includes advising clients on contract-based commercial litigation, both locally and internationally, as well as on varied commercial litigation. He has acted for a number of major construction companies, national governments, parastatal entities and various listed multinational companies.

Armando is a director and fellow of the Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa), a fellow of the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa, and is a CEDR-accredited mediator. He has been appointed as an adjudicator and arbitrator in a number of construction disputes.


  • BA (University of Cape Town)
  • LLB (University of Cape Town)
  • Admitted as an attorney and conveyancer of the High Court of South Africa
Areas of Practice

anglophone africa | construction | construction and engineering | dispute resolution | ENS africa | Litigation / Dispute Resolution

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

Armando is recognised as a leading/recommended lawyer by:

  • Chambers Global Guide 2021, 2020, 2019,2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 – Construction (South Africa) 
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 – Litigation/Dispute Resolution and Construction - Recommended (South Africa)
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2020, 2019 – Construction - Leading Individual (South Africa)
  • Best Lawyers® 2021, 2019, 2017 – Construction (South Africa)


South African Supreme Court of Appeal Sends Prescription Defence Packing
ENSafrica, May 2017

  Once legal proceedings relating to a debt have started, does the subsequent substitution of one of the parties affect the prescription period for the debt? This was the crux of the recent Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") case of Sentrachem Limited v Terreblanche. A substitution occurs when a party to legal proceedings is replaced by another party, with no effect on the cause of action...

WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

HOME | SITE MAP | GLANCE | PRIVACY POLICY | DISCLAIMER |  © World Services Group, 2021