Tony Davey & Associates

About Us

Registration No: 2010/023048/07

Tony Davey and Associates is a boutique consulting firm in Bryanston, Johannesburg, with a multi-disciplinary focus on professional services in tax, financial regulatory and financial law. Our team hold professional qualifications in the fields of law, accountancy and finance which enables us to provide holistic tax and financial regulatory services.

Our areas of speciality include:

  • Taxation (including VAT) advice and representation.
  • Financial Regulatory (Compliance) Assurance / Investment / Pension law and application.
  • Estate Duty/Planning and Trust Advice.
  • Corporate restructuring and Commercial Agreements.
  • Tribunal representation (Life / investment Ombudsman, FAIS Ombud, Pension Fund Adjudicator, Tax Board).

Legal Privilege
Our in-house lawyers, comprising part of our team, includes three admitted advocates who reflect on the Advocates’ Roll with the Legal Practice Council thereby ensuring client privilege and confidentiality, on tax law advice.

In the case of Mohamed v President of the Republic of South Africa and Others 2001 (2) SA 1145 (CC) it was held that legal professional privilege extends to salaried legal advisers in the employ of the government. Furthermore and in terms of Van der Heever v die Meester en Andere 1997 (3) SA 93 (T) legal professional privilege was further extended to salaried legal advisers in the employ of a private body such as a firm giving tax advice.

Adv. Anthony (Tony) Harding Davey

Adv. Anthony (Tony) Harding Davey

Director and Corporate Counsel

Tony has 40 years consulting and litigation experience in the Tax and Financial Regulatory fields. He obtained his BA and LLB degrees at the University of Natal, an Honours degree in taxation at Wits, a Masters degree in Commercial Law and Tax at UNISA, a post graduate diploma in international tax (cum laude) at the University of Johannesburg, plus FCIS and CTA professional qualifications.

Tony is an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa (1982) and a Chartered Tax Advisor.

Tony is a co-author of Broomberg on Tax Strategy (Lexis Nexis). He is also co-editor, together with Duncan McAllister, CA(SA) of the bi-monthly tax newsletter, Davey’s locker, as well as an ad hoc contributing author to the quarterly Tax Planning Journal (Lexis Nexis). He is also the South African author to two international publications Planning and Administration of Offshore and Onshore Trusts (Bloomsbury Publishing Plc) and Tolley’s International Succession Laws (STEP). He appears as a guest tax adviser on Business Day T.V.

Prior to establishing the firm, Tony acted as General Counsel to three JSE-listed financial services companies.

As a member (honorary Status Conferred in 2014) of the National Bar Council of SA, Tony negotiates Alternate Dispute Resolution, litigates before the Tax Board/Court and Financial Regulatory Tribunals.

Tony is appointed by the Minister of Finance as a Chairperson to the Tax Board for the hearing of Income Tax Appeals.

James Durand - BCom CA(SA)

Non-Executive Director

James Durand, our non-executive director, is a Chartered Accountant with 10+ years’ experience in auditing and corporate finance.


Adv. Lara Durand

General Counsel

Lara obtained her LLB Degree from the University of Stellenbosch in 2011 and subsequently completed her practical legal training (PLT) at Eversheds Legal Firm. She was admitted as an Advocate in the South Gauteng High Court on 25 July 2013. Lara currently specialises in Financial Regulatory services and is an approved external compliance officer with the Financial Services Conduct Authority.

Werner Vos


Werner has over 25 years consulting experience in the Tax services area. He obtained his B.Comm degree at Potchefstroom University and his Honours at UNISA. He subsequently obtained an LLB degree at UNISA and completed an advanced certificate in Taxation at UNISA.

Werner is a General Tax Practitioner registered with the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners. He worked in a senior capacity at SARS for 15 years, whereafter he consults on tax matters in private practice.

Adv. Mark Hawyes


Mark joined our team in 2018 as a consultant. He has a B Juris, LLB and was admitted as an Advocate in January 1995. Mark has been an acting Judge of the High Court and Labour Court and is experienced in civil and commercial dispute resolution matters.

Mark has completed the requirements for a Master of Laws in Taxation, and also holds a Professional Certificate in Tax Dispute Resolution. Mark is a SARS registered Tax Practitioner.

Duncan McAllister


Duncan assists us on complex tax opinions and special projects.

Duncan is a CA(SA) and retired from SARS, where he was a senior specialist on corporate tax and CGT.

Duncan is the author of the acclaimed SARS Comprehensive Guide to Capital Gains Tax, now in its 9th edition.

Areas of Practice


Taxation (including VAT and Estate Duty) advice and representation



Financial Regulatory (Compliance) Assurance / Investment / Pension law and application.


Tax efficient structuring advice.



Corporate Restructuring / Governance and Commercial Agreements.


Tribunal representation (Life / investment Ombudsman, FAIS Ombud, Pension Fund Adjudicator, Tax Board).

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Contact Us

Suite 10, Sandton Medpark Offices cnr Nursery Lane and Peter Place, Sandton

+27 (0) 11 463 5566 / 4205 |