Source: https://twitter.com/Tina_Hokwana/status/1557614090314563584?t=LXDpHnts7OlqDddTlTrLUA&s=19 Advocate Malesela Teffo who is waiting to hear the court ruling concerning the complainant brought by the Legal Practitioners Council for misconduct, faces another headache. A client accuses Teffo of duping her of R5500. She said he started ignoring her and not answering calls after she had paid the fee so that he could start representing her in labour court.
South Africans are relieved that foreigners will not be able to practice law in the country. Disputed land exists in South Africa. South Africans find themselves competing with foreign nationals for resources like jobs. They want foreigners to leave South Africa, but they are battling tooth and nail to keep them here, and even get a job if necessary.
South Africa is a home to a number of foreign nationals . Some are in the country for work reasons , while some are enrolled in learning institutions . However , the South African Constitutional Court delivered a judgement that is a blow to some foreign nationals studying law in South Africa .
South Africans rejoice as foreigners lose the bid to become legal practitioners in SA. South Africa is contested land. South Africans find themselves battling for resources such as jobs with foreign nationals. South Africans want foreign nationals sent home, but the foreign nationals are fighting tooth and nail to stay in South Africa and even be employed.
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Though Pierre de Vos, constitution expert, is criticising the ConCourt ruling prohibiting non-citizens from working as legal practitioners in South Africa. Dali Mpofu said the judgments at the courts are opinions. So, a person's fate lies at the hands of the judge's opinion.
https://twitter.com/MadiBoity/status/1556173207455014914?t=UT9x1_Inw8ZGa0O1HhmOGg&s=19 Countries are different in many ways including the laws with which they are governed. What is law in another country might not apply in the next country, but we can't deny the fact that there are common laws which are used by almost every sovereign country.
The recent decision of the South African judiciary to inhibit foreign trained legal practitioners from practicing in South Africa has raised a whole lot of controversy in the country lately. You would recall that the constitutional court has upheld a prohibition that bars locally trained foreign lawyers who are legally resident in South Africa, but do not hold citizenship or permanent residency, from being enrolled to practise law here in South Africa.
Source: https://twitter.com/Sli_Masikane/status/1555470390910132224?t=n9vAfN6XeoGXVi6CHuQrgQ&s=19 Advocate Malesela Teffo who is in court for alleged misconduct has cried foul that his constitutional rights are being violated by the Legal Practitioners Council after they said he is a dishonesty advocate. Teffo is at the North Gauteng High court where his hearing continues.
Source: https://twitter.com/Tina_Hokwana/status/1557614090314563584?t=LXDpHnts7OlqDddTlTrLUA&s=19 Advocate Malesela Teffo who is waiting to pay attention the courtroom ruling regarding the complainant brought through the Legal Practitioners Council for misconduct, faces every other headache. A customer accuses Teffo of duping her of R5500. She said he started out ignoring her and no longer answering calls after she had paid the fee in order that he may want to start representing her in labour court docket.
There is a lot of strife in South Africa. For scarce resources like employment, South Africans must compete with foreigners. South Africans want foreigners to leave the country, yet they're fighting to keep them and even find a job here, no matter how hard it is.
The Legal Practice Act states that a person may only practise as a legal practitioner if he or she is admitted and enrolled to practise as such in terms of this act, and that the High Court must admit to practise and authorise to be enrolled as a legal practitioner, conveyancer or notary or any person who, upon application, satisfies the court that he or she is a South African citizen or permanent resident in the republicThe Constitutional Court which is the apex Court in South Africa has overturned a ruling that declared the act unconstitutional after a group of foreign nationals were fighting to be admitted as legal practitioners in South Africa, they had completed their qualifications and subsequent articles in the country the ConCourt went on to say this, South Africa as a sovereign state has an obligation to protect the interests of its citizens it has entrenched the rights of its citizens to choose their trade, occupation or profession freely through section 22 of the Constitution
South Africans are ecstatic that foreigners would no longer be able to practice law in the country. Disputed land exists in South Africa. With the influx of foreign workers, South African citizens are forced to compete with one another for scarce resources such as jobs. They want foreign nationals to leave, yet they're battling tooth and claw to stay in South Africa and even get a job.
There are times when employee's have that urgent urge of staying at home and not going to work. But upon return, the employer always demands that sick note from the doctor. A Johannesburg man has found himself locked behind bars after he presented a fake doctors note to his boss.
Malesela Teffo, an advocate in court for suspected misconduct, has argued that the Legal Practitioners Council is violating his constitutional rights by claiming that he is a dishonest lawyer. The North Gauteng High Court is where Teffo's hearing is now taking place. Due to allegations of misbehavior stretching all the way back to 2021, the Legal Practitioners Council is calling for his dismissal or suspension.
It is about timcourts t South Africa stamps its rule when it comes to the issue of immigration. Foreigners have been way too comfortable in this country to the point where they think that they deserve even more than what South Africans are getting. They think that South Africa is their home and they forgot that they are just visitors to this country.
After 1994, South Africa had open up its borders for everybody to come here and make a living, the emergency of anti foreign nationals political parties gaining ground is forcing ANC to rebrand itself and follow the suit if it wants to stay in power. South Africa doesn't have a future for foreign nationals.
South Africans are overjoyed that foreigners failed in their attempt to become lawyers in South Africa. South Africa is hotly disputed territory. South Africans are competing with foreigners for scarce resources like available jobs. The majority of South Africans want foreigners deported, yet many of those foreigners are battling tooth and nail for the right to remain in the country and find work.
The constitutional court has declared that foreign nationals in South Africa cannot be admitted as lawyer to practice law in the country. In September 2021, the Free State High Court declared section 24(4) of the Legal practice Act 28 of 2014 Unconstitutional and invalid.
Several groups lay claim to South Africa, and these groups often disagree with one another. There is a lot of competition for few resources in South Africa, such as open employment. Most South Africans want foreigners deported, but it hasn't stopped them from staying and working in the country.
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