Latest News for: Johannesburg attorney


R10k bail for ex-attorney arrested for R2.7m trust fund theft

Independent online (SA) 09 Apr 2021
Muskat, who was the property conveyancer at Muskat Attorneys based in Melrose Arch in Johannesburg, allegedly pocketed money paid into his trust account by a potential property buyer in March 2017 ... crime investigation office in Johannesburg accompanied by his lawyer on Tuesday ...

Dr Tumi thanks fans for support, reveals he won’t comment on R1.5m fraud allegations

Independent online (SA) 08 Apr 2021
DURBAN - GOSPEL singer and fraud accused Dr Tumisang Victor Makweya, popularly known as Dr Tumi, has thanked his fans for their support following his arrest earlier this week. "Good day fam. Hope you all are well. We also are good ... They handed themselves in at the Johannesburg office escorted by their attorney and were subsequently charged for fraud.

Dr Tumi and wife in hot water for allegedly defrauding National Lotteries Board

Independent online (SA) 07 Apr 2021
The Hawks’ serious commercial crime investigation team in Johannesburg arrested the musician, aged 39, and his 36-year-old wife on ... They handed themselves in at the (Hawks) Johannesburg office, escorted by their attorney, and were subsequently charged for fraud,” Mulamu said.

Gauteng Gambling Board placed under administration again

Independent online (SA) 06 Apr 2021
Johannesburg - The troubled Gauteng Gambling Board has been placed under administration again ... In 2012, former Gauteng economic development MEC Qedani Mahlangu also placed the board under administration and appointed attorney Bally Chuene as its administrator.

Sars joins global peers in targeting traders’ cryptocurrency gains

Business Day 30 Mar 2021
In recent years we’ve seen a marked increase in crackdowns on cryptocurrency traders — from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the US to Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs in the UK and now the SA Revenue Service (Sars) ... • Govender is an associate and Kgomosotho a candidate attorney, in the tax practice at Baker McKenzie Johannesburg. .

DiDi Chuxing expands to South Africa, to take on Bolt and Uber

Crunch 29 Mar 2021
Chinese ride-hailing company DiDi Chuxing has started operations in South Africa today, according to Reuters. Founded in 2012, the Beijing based company operates in more than 400 cities in China ... company in collaboration with British law firm Leigh Day and Johannesburg-based Mbuyisa Moleele Attorneys ... .

Go jump in the lake, Dali Mpofu tells critics of his ’shut up’ remarks

Independent online (SA) 25 Mar 2021
Johannesburg – After being told to “shut up” by prominent South African attorney, Advocate Dali Mpofu, member of the Johannesburg Bar Council, Advocate Michelle le Roux, has chosen to remain silent. The incident occurred at the Zondo Commission of Inquiry Into Allegations of State Capture ... “I’m in charge.” ... Lots of concessions.” ... Political Bureau. .

Questionable ruling whips up further headwinds for SAA pilots

Business Day 09 Mar 2021
The latest skirmish between the SAA PilotsAssociation and the airline’s business rescue practitioners (BRPs) in the labour court requires special scrutiny ... The BRPs sent the lockout notice to the pilots on December 16 2020 (a public holiday) ... • Myburgh is an attorney and private pilot in Johannesburg. .

Jailed Ethiopian opposition leaders to end hunger strike

Midland Daily News 08 Mar 2021
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Attorneys for four jailed Ethiopian opposition figures say they will end their hunger strike on Monday after 39 days ... attorney Tuli Bayissa told The Associated Press.

Prasa paid R8m ’handling fee’ for ANC’s R80m mystery donation

Independent online (SA) 25 Feb 2021
In his statement, Mashaba, who has been identified as Swifambo’s managing director and shareholder at the commission, explains that Angolan businesswoman Maria da Cruz Gomes and Johannesburg-based attorney George Sabelo unlawfully received and retained a sum of R79.4m and accordingly the amount is refundable to Swifambo Rail Leasing.

Businessman who snubbed state capture inquiry bankrolled Zuma’s foundation

Independent online (SA) 25 Feb 2021
Cape Town - THE Jacob Zuma Foundation received R150 000 from one of controversial businessman Auswell Mabunda’s companies, the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture heard on Thursday ... Gomes and Johannesburg-based attorney George Sabelo are accused by Mashaba of pressuring him into donating R80m to the ANC ... IOL .

South African Uber drivers join global push for worker rights: lawyers

Metro USA 23 Feb 2021
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – A group of South African Uber drivers are to go to court to seek rights including ... The South African case could affect up to 20,000 drivers, British law firm Leigh Day and Johannesburg-based peer Mbuyisa Moleele Attorneys said in a statement.

Road Accident Fund assets may not be attached, for now

Independent online (SA) 04 Feb 2021
More law firms and other bodies such as the Johannesburg Attorneys Association and the Association for the Protection of Road Accident Victims meanwhile indicated that they would be joining the application in trying to find permanent solutions to the RAF’s problems in making payments to claimants.

Former spy boss Arthur Fraser lays criminal charges Sydney Mufamadi

Business Day 01 Feb 2021
“The falsehoods peddled during what our client considers the monumental compromise of the country’s intelligence by SSA officials have left him with no choice but to lay criminal charges against those who conspired to tell the nation blatant and deliberate falsehoods,” said his lawyers Kgoroeadira Mudau Attorneys.

Law firms barred from wanting prospective candidate attorneys to have car or licence

Independent online (SA) 19 Jan 2021
Johannesburg - It is official. law firms that require prospective candidate attorneys to have a driving licence or car will be guilty of misconduct ... The LPC made the proposal in July last year ... How can I afford a car as a student? It doesn’t make sense ... He said there was a practice among attorney firms of employing candidates from certain universities.