Stan matriculated at Jeppe Boys High School in Johannesburg and went on to obtain BA and LLB degrees from Rhodes University. Whilst doing military service he studied for and received an LLM degree from Unisa focusing on restraints of trade.
Stan completed his articles with attorney Garry Hertzberg (at the firm Hertzberg Margolis) who remains a consultant at DHL.
Stan is an experienced litigation attorney having handled numerous matters in the broader commercial sphere including enforcing and opposing restraints of trade, Anton Piller applications, all aspects of labour litigation, liquidations, insolvency enquiries and contractual disputes.
Stan is married with three children. In his free time he enjoys distance running, classic cars and collecting art, antiques, French wine and jazz music on vinyl records.