Professor R.C. Williams

Prof RC (Bob) Williams

BA LLB (Cape) LLM (London School of Economics) H Dip Tax (Wits) PhD (Macquarie); professor in the Faculty of Law, University of Cape Town; professor in the School of Law, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg

Consultant:

  • Tax (specialist advice and tax planning; objections and appeals against assessments; negotiation with the South African Revenue Service; registered tax practitioner)
  • Trusts (advice on the creation, and amendment of trusts; drafting of trust deeds and letters of wishes)
  • Company law, close corporations and partnerships

Professional Publications
Promotional articles and newsletters for legal, accounting and tax practitioners

Seminars
Periodical seminars to professional audiences on tax and corporate law, including in-house seminars by arrangement.

Publications

  • RC Williams, The Law of South Africa (LAWSA) - Companies, volumes 1, 2 and 3 (published by LexisNexis)
  • Silke on South African Income Tax (co-authored with Prof Alwyn de Koker; published by LexisNexis; this is South Africa's leading work on income tax)
  • RC Williams, Income Tax in South Africa: Law and Practice; (1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th eds; published by LexisNexis)
  • RC Williams, Income Tax in South Africa: Cases & Materials (1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th eds; published by LexisNexis)
  • RC Williams (co-author, with Dr Jacqui Yeats et al) Blackman's Commentary on the Companies Act, Juta, 2016
  • RC Williams, Concise Corporate and Partnership Law (1st, and 2nd eds; published by LexisNexis)
  • RC Williams, Capital Gains Tax - a Practitioner's Manual (published by Juta)


  • The Law of South Africa (LAWSA) - Revenue (published by LexisNexis)
  • The Law of South Africa (LAWSA) - Trusts (published by LexisNexis)
  • Silke on Tax Administration (co-authored with Prof Stiaan Klue ,Prof Jackie Arendse; et al; published by LexisNexis)
  • Silke Tax Yearbook (co-authored with Prof Alwyn de Koker; published annually by LexisNexis)
  • Juta's Quarterly Tax Review - (a quarterly publication on new developments in South African tax; published by Juta)
  • Juta's Tax Law Review - (a quarterly publication for tax professionals; published by Juta)
  • Lead writer of Synopsis (2003 to date); the monthly flagship tax publication of Pricewaterhouse Coopers, South Africa
  • Over 100 articles in leading law journals on tax, company law and the law of trusts.