Newsflash 8

An important tradition which exists at the Bar is the obligation on advocates to take all work offered to them, provided that they are available to do it and that the work falls within their area of expertise. In this way, everyone has access to the best available...

Newsflash 7

Judges of the High Court are often appointed from the ranks of senior counsel (SC), namely advocates who have reached a particular level of experience in practice. One of the most important functions of the Bar is, therefore, to serve as a training ground for a career...

Newsflash 6

When advocates have reached a particular level of experience in practice, they are entitled to apply to the State President for appointment as "senior counsel" (SC) usually referred to as "silks" due to the different type of court gown that they...

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Hi stephen, You can bury your head in the sand. You can continue ignoring the warnings and pretend that nothing will happen on December 21, 2012. You’ll still be stuck in the same rut, losing out on incredible peace of mind and freedom from worries. Or, you can...

List of Senior Advocates

 List of Senior Advocates of the Free State Society of Advocates:   SENIOR ADVOCATES May 2016 0-2yr 2yr+ 5yr+ 10yr+ 15yr+ 20yr+ L le Roux Pohl SC DJ van der Walt SC P Zietsman SC  AJR van Rhyn SC                        C Ploos van Amstel SC N Snellenburg SC AH...