Jack Crook

Jack Crook

Managing Director & LawDotNews Author
Jack is well known to law firms as the author of LawDotNews since 2005. Jack’s legal qualifications (LLB Lond and LLB Rhod) are supplemented by many years of practical experience in law, in marketing his own firm, and in helping other small and medium sized professional firms to prosper by using simple, low-cost, effective marketing strategies.
Jeannie Crook

Jeannie Crook

Financial Director
Jeannie plays a vital role in our strategic goal-setting and planning, and her hands-on approach to our accounting system ensures that our client service is always efficient and professional. Jeannie graduated from UCT with a BProc degree in 1977, holds the AIPSA Diploma in Insolvency Law and Practice, and has many years’ practical experience in business and in law.
Mark MacGinty

Mark MacGinty

CA(SA)DotNews Author
CA(SA)DotNews is written by Mark MacGinty, who is a member of SAICA and a fully qualified CA(SA) with BA (Hons), BCom (Hons), CTA and FQE qualifications. These qualifications are complemented by Mark's extensive experience in the accounting, financial management, and entrepreneurial fields.
Johan Gijsbers

Johan Gijsbers

LawDotNews Legal Translator
Johan obtained his BCom Law degree in 1989 and his LLB degree in 1991 at the University of Pretoria. Admitted as an attorney in 1996, Johan has practised as Gijsbers Attorneys since 2004. Johan has been part of the DotNews team ever since its inception in 2005, ensuring the exceptional quality of our Afrikaans publications.
Paddy Crook

Paddy Crook

Digital Marketing Manager
Paddy completed his BSc at Rhodes University and has specialised in email marketing, social media, ppc, ad-serving and other online marketing mediums. Having returned from working with a UK-based multi-national company where he analysed the effectiveness of online campaigns, Paddy has a broad knowledge of the channels and techniques used within the digital space and how best to apply them to professional practices.
Debra Meyer

Debra Meyer

Account Manager
Debra has since inception been an integral part of our dynamic, highly skilled DotNews team, committed to providing our clients with the highest levels of personalised service at all times. In addition to her main function as an account manager, Debra provides valuable support with her graphic design skills and a detailed knowledge of the DotNews newsletter platform.

Dianne Higgs

Dianne Higgs

Account Manager
Dianne has been part of the core DotNews team since 2005, looking after the day-to-day administration of client accounts and ensuring that our service is always friendly and professional. Proficient in everything she does, Di has proved herself an invaluable member of our Team, helping us grow into the successful marketing service for professional firms that we are today.
Rowan Walpole

Rowan Walpole

Specialist Account Manager
Rowan is a dedicated account manager who coordinates with clients on the content, creation and transmission of our premium newsletter services. With extensive experience in client newsletter creation, management and transmission, as well as websites and graphic design, Rowan provides all of his clients with a personal and professional service.