Pauline Kumlehn Partner

Cape Town

+27 (0) 79 525 6988

+27 (0) 21 419 6495


BA (cum laude) (University of KwaZulu-Natal), LLB (UNISA), LLM (cum laude) (UNISA)

Specialisations and Interests

Pauline is a Partner in Shipping & Logistics (including customs@wylie) at Shepstone & Wylie’s Cape Town office. She specializes in maritime law and litigation as well as customs related work.

In relation to maritime law, she practices both “wet” and “dry” work relating to admiralty litigation, including the enforcement of maritime claims in South Africa, judicial sales and matters consequent to casualties (including access to and preservation of evidence).

Litigation experience includes high profile review applications relating to state owned entities and other government departments, including the Minister of Transport and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

Pauline also has experience in property transactions and financing, as well as commercial work. She has recently completed a Master of Laws (LLM) with distinction.

Pauline is an admitted Conveyancer and holds membership both with the Maritime Law Association of South Africa (MLA) and WISTA (South Africa).