Jos practised as an Attorney of the High Court South Africa in Gauteng for almost 20 years as well as in Cape Town including running his own law firm for 11 years until 2016. He has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Law degree from the University of the Witwatersrand. Jos began his career at Burt Meaden Attorneys in 1997, became admitted in 1999, and was appointed a partner/director in 2001. He left Burt Meaden to start Hooyberg Attorneys in April 2005.
Jos currently consults to various clients as their commercial contracts advisor having gathered vast and varied experience in this field during his tenure as a practising attorney which includes contracts/deals in various African countries (including Mauritius), USA & EU in telecommunications, property transactions, ITC, insurance, software & fintech, mining & engineering, aviation, manufacturing, commodities & financial services.