Doc Louw graduated with BA LLB degrees from UKZN. He commenced his articles with Andries Geyser in 1977, was admitted in 1979 and became partner in 1980. Practising commercial and general litigation, including matrimonial and related disputes, Doc is a former Natal rugby captain and also played for the SA Gazelles in 1976 against the All Blacks.
1999 – present Board member – Cordwalles Preparatory School Board of Governors
1997 – present Member & Deputy chairperson – KZN Town Planning Appeals Board
2005 – 2012 Non-executive director—The Sharks (Pty) Ltd
2001 – 2012 Vice President— KZN Rugby Union
2006 – 2009 Non-executive director – Belgotex Floorcoverings (Pty) Ltd