Dennis Davis was a judge of the High Court Cape Town from 1998 to 2020 and Judge President, Competition Appeal Court from 1999 to 2020.
Davis is Honorary professor at the University of Cape Town, University of the Western Cape and Wits, teaching tax, constitutional law, jurisprudence and competition law. He is also chair of the Davis Tax Committee, and was one of the drafters of the Competition Act 1998 and Companies Act in 2008. Davis has held visiting professorial posts at Toronto, Melbourne, Harvard, NYU, Florida Brown and Georgetown.
Davis is the author of eleven books and more than 200 articles in academic journals and host of TV show, Judge for Yourself on ENCA. His latest book, with Michelle le Roux, Lawfare: Judging Politics in South Africa was published in 2019.