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Former spy boss Arthur Fraser officially opposes nomination of Raymond Zondo for Chief Justice position

Independent online (SA) 19 Oct 2021
The letter was sent just in the nick of time on Friday, October 15, 2021, the cut-off date for members of the public to raise their objections and it was sent through Mabuza Attorneys of Johannesburg. In the main three points, Fraser said ... It is this information that Deputy Chief Justice Zondo vehemently opposed to prevent me from exposing ... IOL. .

Law firm says AfriForum got it wrong in Alexis Bizos assault case

Independent online (SA) 18 Oct 2021
Johannesburg based law firm Kropman Attorneys said in a statement that it seemed AfriForum, which was handling the private prosecution on behalf of Alexis’s estranged wife Monique van Oosterhout, was trying to cast aspersions on Bizos ...So, to say that the change of attorneys was ‘last minute’ is not correct.

State refuses to fund Hlophe’s high court bid to avert impeachment

Mail Guardian South Africa 08 Oct 2021
The office of the state attorney has rejected a request by embattled Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe for state legal funding for his high court bid to stave off impeachment, solicitor-general Fhedzisani Pandelani said on Friday ... When it confirmed the finding of the tribunal, he lodged a review application in the Johannesburg high court.

WATCH: IEC in bed with the ANC – Herman Mashaba

Independent online (SA) 06 Oct 2021
The party has assembled a high-powered legal team that includes lead advocate Adila Hassim SC, Tebogo Raikane and lead attorney Wendel Bloem, who is a director of Johannesburg-based law firm Mkhabela Huntley Attorneys Inc ... According to ActionSA’s Johannesburg mayoral candidate, there has been a pattern in the IEC’s conduct against the party.

Judge reads Gauteng lawyers the riot act on undeserving civil cases

Independent online (SA) 06 Oct 2021
This was one of “several undesirable practices by some attorneys and some counsel” that “imperilled” the effective adjudicating of urgent matters at the Johannesburg High Court, Judge Sutherland stressed. He sent a strongly worded notice to mostly attorneys and advocates’ bodies this week.

Another misguided sugar tax could sour SA’s economic recovery

Business Day 04 Oct 2021
In 2018, the finance ministry introduced a health promotion levy on sugary drinks at a rate of 2.1c per gram of sugar content that exceeds 4g/100ml ...    ...    ...    ...    ... • Subban is partner and head of indirect tax, and Kgomosotho candidate attorney at Baker McKenzie Johannesburg. .

Dr Tumi cleared of fraud charges levelled against him earlier this year

Independent online (SA) 30 Sep 2021
Gospel star and medical doctor Dr Tumi has been cleared of all charges, after he was arrested in April this year, for allegedly defrauding the National Lotteries Board ... God bless you all,” said Dr Tumi ... “They handed themselves in at the Johannesburg office, escorted by their attorney, and were subsequently charged for fraud ... .

Gupta-linked R307m ‘fraudster’ disputes he was running away after arrest at airport

Mail Guardian South Africa 29 Sep 2021
The boxes were to be handed to the NPA’s Asset Forfeiture Unit, as part of Moodley’s seized assets worth R232-million, in terms of an order that was granted by the Johannesburg high court in June 2019. Simone Meades, who is Moodley’s personal attorney and testified on his behalf ...

GBV thrives when society chooses to look away

Independent online (SA) 31 Aug 2021 Tuesday marked two years since the brutal rape and murder of University of Cape Town student Uyinene Mrwetyana ... University of Johannesburg Law Clinic attorney Elton Hart proposed that in order to eradicate gender-based violence, we need to make this (Women’s Month) a whole year campaign and not just a campaign in August.

Ex-State Attorney fails in bid to challenge R32m claim by SIU, ministers

Independent online (SA) 26 Aug 2021
Johannesburg - An official who previously headed up the Johannesburg division of the State Attorney Office has failed in his bid to challenge a multi-million rand claim launched against him by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) and two Cabinet ministers.

Carl Niehaus presses ahead with R10m defamation lawsuit against Fikile Mbalula

Independent online (SA) 12 Aug 2021
On Tuesday Niehaus’s lawyers, Mabuza Attorneys in Johannesburg served Mbalula’s lawyer with the summons to file their intention to defend the matter when it is brought and argued in court. That was after Mbalula refused to pay the sum of R10 million when Niehaus’s lawyers first made the demand for damages ... 1 ... Costs of suit; and 4 ... Political Bureau .

Fraud trial of sisters relating to Gauteng health department begins

Business Day 02 Aug 2021
The R4.5m fraud trial of a former Johannesburg-based state attorney official and ...

Royal AM to approach the Constitutional Court in their fight with PSL

Independent online (SA) 30 Jul 2021
CAPE TOWN - The bruising legal battle between First Division club Royal AM and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) is set to continue after the club's attorney Eric Mabuza informed that the club will approach the Constitutional Court. On Monday, Johannesburg High Court Judge Leonie ...
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South African brothers vanish along with $4.8 billion of investors' Bitcoin

Straits Times 28 Jun 2021
Attorney Gerhard Botha, who's working on the firm's liquidation case, said some of his clients last made contact with the brothers in May, and he was able to reach them before court proceedings kicked off in Johannesburg ... Much of Africrypt's marketing was achieved by word-of-mouth, said attorney Botha.