18A Ascot Road, Kenilworth, Cape Town, 7708


BA(LLB), LLB (Stellenbosch)


Attorney of the High Court of South Africa


Environmental Law Association of South Africa (member)
Global Alliance for Rights of Nature (youth ambassador)

Hercules Wessels Associate

Hercules is a qualified attorney and gained commercial and general litigation experience during his articles at BDP Attorneys, one of the leading law firms in the northern suburbs of Cape Town. He made the move to Cullinan & Associates as an associate in February 2019 to combine his litigation experience with his passion for nature and wildlife conservation and his vision for cultivating resilient, equitable relationships between communities and the environment they are part of. At Cullinans, Hercules has been able to pursue this passion and vision by practicing environmental law. He is also a member of the Environmental Law Association and a member of the Global Alliance for Rights of Nature.

His experience includes providing advice to individual and corporate clients, drafting and responding to appeals against environmental authorisations, undertaking due diligence studies, identifying legal risks, conducting environmental legal compliance audits, drafting legal registers and assisting clients with litigious matters regarding administrative, criminal, delict, environmental, information and procurement law.