Miles Carter

Miles Carter

Senior Consultant
Johannesburg, South Africa
T: +27 11 669 9550
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Miles Carter is a Senior Consultant in our Dispute Resolution Department and a member of the Corporate Investigations Practice.

He specialises in all aspects of commercial dispute resolution, including general commercial litigation and arbitration, and insurance disputes.  Miles acts for a variety of clients in High Court, Appeal Court and arbitration cases.  He acts both for and against insurance companies and has represented different medical indemnity organisations.

His expertise is recognised by Chambers Global (Dispute Resolution).

He is a former chairperson of the Johannesburg Attorneys Association, former Council Member of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces, and is a Council Member of the Legal Practice Council.

Miles has BA and LLB degrees from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Specialist Services

Relevant Experience

  • Assisted National Prosecuting Authority in major white collar criminal prosecution lasting nearly 10 years, working closely with revenue and Reserve Bank authorities
  • Represented Department of Defence before the Seriti Commission of Enquiry into the Strategic Defence Procurement Packages


  • Chambers and Partners, consistently ranked Miles in Band 4 for Dispute Resolution for the past four consecutive years (2017-2020).
  • Miles was recognised by Who’s Who Legal 2018 in the categories Legal Aviation: Contentious; Business Crime Defence:  Individuals; and Asset Recovery: 
  • Recognised by Best Lawyers 2017 for Arbitration and Mediation, Insurance Law and Litigation.
  • Legal 500 2017 listed Miles as a recommended lawyer for Dispute Resolution.

‘Seasoned practitioner Miles Carter is considered a “really very experienced” litigator by industry sources. His expertise spans all manner of commercial disputes, with notable activity on contentious insurance mandates, particularly those pertaining to medical indemnity.’ – Chambers and Partners 2020

‘Miles Carter is an accomplished commercial litigator with experience appearing in commercial arbitration and on insurance-related matters. He frequently handles medical indemnity cases.’ – Chambers and Partners 2019

‘Miles Carter is described by interviewees as a “very level-headed and astute lawyer” who is “very experienced” in this sector. He is well versed in a range of significant commercial disputes, with noteworthy expertise in insurance-related matters.’ Chambers and Partners 2018

‘Miles Carter is highly regarded for his impressive track record in high-profile commercial disputes. Commentators agree that he is “an excellent litigator.”‘ Chambers and Partners 2017

‘Miles Carter is recognised for his activity in the public sector. He represents various medical indemnity organisations and has a strong blue-chip client base.’ – Chambers and Partners 2016

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