Andre graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in 1994 and after completing his articles with a Pietermaritzburg firm was admitted as an attorney in 1997. He then practiced as a Commercial Litigation Director with a Pinetown based firm from 1999 until he joined Garlicke & Bousfield in 2012. Andre has extensive experience in commercial litigation, property law, contract law, dispute resolution and mediation. Andre is a Trustee of the Blue Sky Society Trust, an independent non-profit organisation involved in projects which help preserve and improve the lives of people, animals and communities in need. He is currently Captain of the Industrial Commercial Golf League and Chairman of the Lower Cowies Hill Neighbourhood Watch.