Guy Smith

Executive Consultant

Biography

Guy Smith is a unique attorney who has combined his legal expertise with practical experience. He started his career with Leandy Larque in 1971 and then served his articles with Chartered Accountants Deloitte. He joined Venn Nemeth & Hart in 1980. A developer of niche residential developments, a property lawyer and conveyancer with over 35 years’ experience. Some of the projects he has undertaken include Princes Grant, Gowrie Village, Gowrie Farm Golf Estate and Garlington.

Guy was Chairman of Venn Nemeth & Hart from 2011 to 2015.  His qualifications include BA, BProc and Leadership in Professional Service Firm (Harvard Business School USA). Admitted as an attorney of the High court of Lesotho and South Africa in 1977, he is a passionate Sharks and Manchester United Supporter and as a student represented Central Universities in 1968.

Chronology

1977 - 1979
Article Clerk Deloitte
1980 - 2011
Director Venn Nemeth & Hart Inc
2011– 2015
Chairman Venns Attorneys
2015 - present
Executive Consultant Venns Attorneys

Qualifications

1971
Bachelor of Arts (BA) University of KwaZulu-Natal
1976
B.Proc Unisa
2013
Leading Professional Service Firms Harvard Business School

Other Positions Held

Chairman of the board – Mount Currie Motel

Chairman and Managing Director – Prince’s Grant Holdings (Pty) Ltd

Founder of Prince’s Grant Golf Club and Gowrie Farm Golf Club

Partner/Director of Venns Attorneys since 1980

Chairman of the PMB Chapter of SAPOA

Member of the KZN Advisory Board for First National Bank

Articles by Guy