Specialised Witness Services

Wim Nell Agricultural Management Consultant acts as a specialised witness in any agricultural related court cases. It varies from default agricultural inputs to irrigation problems, land transactions that went sour, divorce cases (growth in estate) and veld fire losses. Cases involved an amount in total to R222 million.

Cases Completed

Kind of farming Type of case Claim amount started Quantum end Result

 

Client

 

Potato Farm Bacterial wilt R 350 000 R 35 000 000 Settled AL 3 Bdry
Paprika Insurance claim  –  – Settled GAB Robins
Irrigation farm Divorce – quantum of growth in estate R 280 000 R 9 300 000 Settled Mr. & Mrs Langenhoven
Irrigation farm Divorce – quantum of growth in estate R 120 000 R 1 800 000 Settled Mrs. Nel
Irrigation farm Divorce – quantum of growth in estate -farm valuations  –  – Settled P Langenhoven
Livestock Farm Divorce – quantum of growth in estate  –  – Settled Eastern Cape
Live stock dryland cash crop farm Farm sale – removing of assets by previous owner  R 530 000 Won Androp Trust
Livestock farm Maintenance  –  – Won Wessels
Cash Crop farm Crop residues burnt  R 740 000 Settled AngloAshanti
Livestock Farm 3rd Party R 250 000 R 9 600 000 Settled Fitzhenry
Potato Farm Contaminated herbicide R 650 000 R 94 000 000 Settled Farrington farms
Irrigation farm Damaged fertiliser  –  – Unresolved Jordaan

Cases

Running

Kind of farming Type of case Claim amount started Quantum end Result

 

Client

 

Livestock farm Farm transaction Productive value dispute  –  –  – Visser
Mixed farm Farm Manager remuneration dispute  –  –  – Pienaar
Irrigation farm Farm rent contract cancellation –  –  – Du Preez
Irrigation farm Contract bridging (kontrakbreuk)  –  –  – Basson
Irrigation farm Damage quantification due to the discontinuing of the supply of irrigation water by the Department of Water Affairs  –  –  – 10 Koppies farmers
Mixed farm 3rd party claim  –  –  – Zwiegers