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Up to Zondo Commission to decide how Zuma should be penalised for defiance - expert

Independent online (SA) 16 Feb 2021
Anton van Dalsen, a lawyer with the Helen Suzman Foundation in Johannesburg, said the first one would be going back to the Constitutional Court and tell it Zuma has defied its ruling and ask it to penalise him. The second option would be the longer route of laying a criminal charge with the SAPS ... Otherwise it would be speculation,” he said.

The case for the ConCourt’s nonintervention in the latest Zondo drama

Mail Guardian South Africa 16 Feb 2021
On 15 February, the date that the commission set for his appearance, his lawyers sent a letter stating his intention not to appear, which cited Zuma’s review application against the chairperson’s refusal to recuse himself ... Dan Mafora is a lawyer in Johannesburg, who dabbled in corporate law but is now freelance.

State capture: The case against Nedbank

Beijing News 08 Feb 2021
The City of Johannesburg, the City of Tshwane, Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) and, finally, Transnet ... The existence of this contract remained a secret for seven years, until 2016 when lawyers for one of Regiments' clients uncovered millions in undisclosed fees ... the City of Johannesburg.

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.

Lawyer guilty of fraud for forging documents in magistrate post application

Independent online (SA) 14 Dec 2020
Johannesburg - A Free State lawyer has been scrapped off the roll of advocates and now has a criminal record after using fake documents to apply for a magistrate position. Ruwaidah Edith Henney, 38, was convicted and sentenced for fraud last week over an incident that occurred in April 2018 ... IOL .

South Africa: Rural Residents Fight for Zulu King to Return Their Land

All Africa 10 Dec 2020
Johannesburg -- Lawyers say rural residents unable to pay a new rental fee for their ancestral land face the risk of evictions ....

Thieving lawyer narrowly avoids prison and is ordered to repay R4m he stole

Independent online (SA) 09 Dec 2020
Johannesburg – A Brits lawyer narrowly missed a prison sentence for stealing R4 million worth of trust funds ... In August, Johannesburg Central Police arrested a 30-year-old man alleged to have masqueraded as an estate lawyer and then defrauded two widows of R1.3 million.

Tribunal holds hearings to examine Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe's conduct

Independent online (SA) 07 Dec 2020
“The tribunal, which is led by a retired judge of the Gauteng Division of the High Court, Judge Joop Labuschagne, as the tribunal president, accompanied by a judge of the Supreme Court of Appeal, Tati Makgoka, and a practising attorney Nishani Pather, is set to begin hearings in Johannesburg on Monday (this) morning.”.

This Day in History(December 5)

Kayhan 04 Dec 2020
612 solar years ago, on this day in 1408 AD, the Muslim ruler, Amir Edigu of the Golden Horde reached Moscow and besieged it after capturing several Russian cities ... He was premier from 1956 to 1957 ... 7 solar years ago, on this day in 2013 AD, Nelson Mandela, lawyer, politician and 1st President of South Africa, died at the age of 95 in Johannesburg.

Herman Mashaba to provide lawyers to families whose children drowned in Hammanskraal

Independent online (SA) 02 Dec 2020
Pretoria - Action SA leader and former mayor of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba will provide families whose children drowned in open trenches with lawyers to hold the City of Tshwane and its contractor responsible for their deaths ... "As a South African I am not prepared to let our government do this to our communities 26 years into our democracy.

JSA concerned over 'unlawful surveillance, online harassment' of Tembeka Ngcukaitobi

News24 30 Nov 2020
The Johannesburg Society of Advocates has raised concerns over attacks against heavyweight lawyer, advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi SC ... .

Plans afoot to charge Ace Magashule’s lawyer

Independent online (SA) 29 Nov 2020
Johannesburg - Plans are afoot to charge Victor Nkhwashu, the lawyer for ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule, after his law firm was allegedly paid double the R60 000 retainer agreed upon by the Government Employees Pension Scheme (Gems) in 2016 ... Dhlomo said the scheme has been transparent in this matter ... Sunday Independent .

‘Zondo must summon Ramaphosa’ prominent lawyer insists

Independent online (SA) 29 Nov 2020
Johannesburg - One of the country’s prominent lawyers, Vuyani Ngalwana SC, has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa and others who served in former president Jacob Zuma’s Cabinet to appear before the Zondo commission and account for their alleged roles in corruption and state capture.