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Section 383

Of the Legal Practice Council

Date of Enquiry Practioner Complainant Allegation of Misconduct Sanctions Imposed Disciplinary Committee
March 16, 2020

J G Delport Delport (Gerard) Attorneys

REF:73812019 “You are guilty of misconduct in terms of
Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in
that you breached and / or contravened:
“You are guilty of misconduct in terms of Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2017; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
3) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and
4) Rule 4.1 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession read with Section 6(4)(C) and Section 95(1)(a) of the Legal Practice Act, in that you failed and / or neglected to pay your annual

Attorney failed to appear before this Committee.
The Committee HELD that further charges be formulated against the Attorney for his failure to comply in terms of paragraph 16.3 and 16.4 of the Code of Conduct.
The Committee ORDERED that the Attorney is liable for the COSTS of the proceedings.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

S Shaik
Shaik Attorneys

REF:62142019 “You are guilty of misconduct in terms of
Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in
that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.21 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months of the commencement of your practice, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector, covering the first four months of the firm’s practice; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2017; and
3) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
4) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and

The Attorney failed to appear before this Committee.
The Committee HELD that further charges be formulated against the Attorney for his failure to comply in terms of paragraph 16.3 and 16.4 of the Code of Conduct.
The Committee ORDERED that the Attorney is liable for the COSTS of the proceedings.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

M Erasmus Erasmus (Michael) Attorneys

REF:74122019 “You are guilty of misconduct in terms of
Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in
that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.21 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months of the commencement of your practice, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector, covering the first four months of the firm’s practice; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
3) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and
4) Rule 4.1 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession read with Section 6(4)(C) and Section 95(1)(a) of the Legal Practice Act, in that you failed and / or neglected to pay your annual subscription fee(s) of an amount of R6 771.00 to the Legal Practice Council as and when it became due; and

The Attorney appeared before this Committee and pleaded guilty to the charges
The Committee FOUND the Attorney GUILTY of charges 1 – 5 as pleaded and took the charges together for sentencing purposes and IMPOSED a FINE of R15 000.00 which is suspended in full for a period of 3 years on condition that the Attorney comply with all the outstanding requirements on / before 15 July 2020 and that the Attorney is not found guilty of similar charges during the period of suspension.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

B O Wachipa Wachipa (Bryge) Attorneys

REF:63422019 You are guilty of misconduct in terms of Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.21 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months of the commencement of your practice, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector, covering the first four months of the firm’s practice; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2017; and
3) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
4) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and

The Attorney failed to appear before this Committee.
The Committee HELD that further charges be formulated against the Attorney for his failure to comply in terms of paragraph 16.3 and 16.4 of the Code of Conduct.
The Committee ORDERED that the Attorney is liable for the COSTS of the proceedings.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

R M Ramoshaba Ramoshaba (Mashapa) Attorneys

REF:61632019 “You are guilty of misconduct in terms of
Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in
that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and
3) Rule 4.1 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession read with Section 6(4)(C) and Section 95(1)(a) of the Legal Practice Act, in that you failed and / or neglected to pay your annual subscription fee(s) of an amount of R6 771.00 to the Legal Practice Council as and when it became due; and
4) Rule 47 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession read with Section 84(1) and 84(2) of the Legal Practice Act, by practising as a Director / Partner under the name and style of Bauchoo (Amiraj) Attorneys without being in possession of a Fidelity
Fund Certificate since / from 1 January 2018.”

The Attorney failed to appear before this Committee.
The Committee HELD that further charges be formulated against the Attorney for his failure to comply in terms of paragraph 16.3 and 16.4 of the Code of Conduct.
The Committee ORDERED that the Attorney is liable for the COSTS of the proceedings.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

A Laher
Laher Attorneys

REF:75672019 “You are guilty of misconduct in terms of
Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in
that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.21 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months of the commencement of your practice, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector, covering the first four months of the firm’s practice; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
3) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and
4) Rule 4.1 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession read with Section 6(4)(C) and Section 95(1)(a) of the Legal Practice Act, in that you failed and / or neglected to pay your annual subscription fee(s) of an amount of R3 750.00 to the Legal Practice Council as and when it became due; and

The Attorney appeared before the Committee and pleaded guilty to the charges.
The Committee FOUND the Attorney GUILTY of charges 1 – 5 as pleaded and took the charges together for sentencing purposes and IMPOSED a FINE of R15 000.00 of which R10 000.00 is suspended for a period of 3 years on condition that the Attorney comply with all the outstanding requirements on / before 31 May 2020 and that the Attorney is not found guilty of similar charges during the period of suspension.
The fine of R5 000.00 is payable in monthly instalments of R1 000.00 commencing on / before 15 July 2020.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

L Wethmar (Van der Linde)
Wethmar Attorney

REF:63472019 “You are guilty of misconduct in terms of
Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in
that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2017; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
3) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and
4) Rule 4.1 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession read with Section 6(4)(C) and Section 95(1)(a) of the Legal Practice Act, in that you failed and / or neglected to pay your annual subscription fee(s) of an amount of R3 750.00 to the Legal Practice Council as and when it became due; and

Attorney failed to appear before the Committee.
The Committee HELD that further charges be formulated against the Attorney for his failure to comply in terms of paragraph 16.3 and 16.4 of the Code of Conduct.
The Committee ORDERED that the Attorney is liable for the COSTS of the proceedings.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

T L Masango Masango (T.L) Attorneys

REF:76912019 “You are guilty of misconduct in terms of
Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in
that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.21 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months of the commencement of your practice, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector, covering the first four months of the firm’s practice; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
3) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and
4) Rule 4.1 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession read with Section 6(4)(C) and Section 95(1)(a) of the Legal Practice Act, in that you failed and / or neglected to pay your annual subscription fee(s) of an amount of R6 771.00 to the Legal Practice Council as and when it became due; and

Attorney failed to appear before this Committee.
The Committee HELD that further charges be formulated against the Attorney for his failure to comply in terms of paragraph 16.3 and 16.4 of the Code of Conduct.
The Committee ORDERED that the Attorney is liable for the COSTS of the proceedings.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

B N Ntloko
Ncube (Mazolo) Inc. Attorneys

REF:60522019 “You are guilty of misconduct in terms of
Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in
that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.21 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months of the commencement of your practice, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector, covering the first four months of the firm’s practice; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
3) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and
4) Rule 4.1 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession read with Section 6(4)(C) and Section 95(1)(a) of the Legal Practice Act, in that you failed and / or neglected to pay your annual subscription fee(s) of an amount of R6 771.00 to the Legal Practice Council as and when it became due; and

The Attorney appeared before the Committee and pleaded guilty to the charges.
The Committee FOUND the Attorney GUILTY of charges 1 – 5 as pleaded and took the charges together for sentencing purposes and IMPOSED a FINE of R15 000.00 of which R10 000.00 is suspended for a period of 3 years on condition that the Attorney comply with all the outstanding requirements on / before 31 May 2020 and that the Attorney is not found guilty of similar charges during the period of suspension.
The fine of R5 000.00 is payable in monthly instalments of R1 000.00 commencing on / before 7 July 2020.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

D J Kruger
Kruger (D.J) Attorneys

REF:75582019 “You are guilty of misconduct in terms of
Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in
that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2016; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2017; and
3) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
4) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and

Attorney failed to appear before the Committee.
The Committee HELD that further charges be formulated against the Attorney for his failure to comply in terms of paragraph 16.3 and 16.4 of the Code of Conduct.
The Committee ORDERED that the Attorney is liable for the COSTS of the proceedings.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

M V C Mnyaka Mnyaka Attorneys

REF:59742019 “You are guilty of misconduct in terms of
Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in
that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.21 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months of the commencement of your practice, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector, covering the first four months of the firm’s practice; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
3) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and
4) Rule 4.1 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession read with Section 6(4)(C) and Section 95(1)(a) of the Legal Practice Act, in that you failed and / or neglected to pay your annual subscription fee(s) of an amount of R6 771.00 to the Legal Practice Council as and when it became due; and

The Attorney failed to appear before the Disciplinary Committee.
The Committee HELD that further charges be formulated against the Attorney for his failure to comply in terms of paragraph 16.3 and 16.4 of the Code of Conduct.
The Committee ORDERED that the Attorney is liable for the COSTS of the proceedings.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

L Smit
L.S Inc.

REF:75642019 “You are guilty of misconduct in terms of
Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in
that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.21 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months of the commencement of your practice, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector, covering the first four months of the firm’s practice; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor
or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019.”

The Attorney appeared before the Committee and pleaded guilty to the charges.
The Committee FOUND the Attorney GUILTY of charges 1 – 2 as pleaded and took the charges together for sentencing purposes and IMPOSED a FINE of R10 000.00 which is suspended in full for a period of 3 years on condition that the Attorney comply with all the outstanding requirements on / before 15 July 2020 and that the Attorney is not found guilty of similar charges during the period of suspension.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

R Theron Theron (Rynard) Attorneys

REF:62722019 “You are guilty of misconduct in terms of
Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in
that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.21 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months of the commencement of your practice, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector, covering the first four months of the firm’s practice; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
3) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and
4) Rule 4.1 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession read with Section 6(4)(C) and Section 95(1)(a) of the Legal Practice Act, in that you failed and / or neglected to pay your annual subscription fee(s) of an amount of R6 771.00 to the Legal Practice Council as and when it became due; and

The Attorney appeared before this Committee and pleaded guity to the charges.
The Committee FOUND the Attorney GUILTY of charges 1 – 5 as pleaded and took the charges together for sentencing purposes and IMPOSED a FINE of R15 000.00 of which R10 000.00 is suspended for a period of 3 years on condition that the Attorney comply with all the outstanding requirements on / before 31 May 2020 and that the Attorney is not found guilty of similar charges during the period of suspension.
The fine of R5 000.00 is payable in monthly instalments of R1 000.00 commencing on / before 7 July 2020.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

J G Davidson Davidson (John) Inc. Attorneys

REF:73652019 “You are guilty of misconduct in terms of
Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in
that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2017; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
3) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and
4) Rule 4.1 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession read with Section 6(4)(C) and Section 95(1)(a) of the Legal Practice Act, in that you failed and / or neglected to pay your annual subscription fee(s) of an amount of R9 792.00 to the Legal Practice Council as and when it became due; and

Attorney failed to appear before the Committee.
The Committee HELD that further charges be formulated against the Attorney for his failure to comply in terms of paragraph 16.3 and 16.4 of the Code of Conduct.
The Committee ORDERED that the Attorney is liable for the COSTS of the proceedings.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

E R W Collins Collins Inc.Attorneys

REF:73592019 “You are guilty of misconduct in terms of
Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in
that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.21 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months of the commencement of your practice, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector, covering the first four months of the firm’s practice; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
3) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and
4) Rule 4.1 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession read with Section 6(4)(C) and Section 95(1)(a) of the Legal Practice Act, in that you failed and / or neglected to pay your annual subscription fee(s) of an amount of R3 750.00 to the Legal Practice Council as and when it became due; and

The Attorney failed to appear before this Committee.
The Committee HELD that further charges be formulated against the Attorney for his failure to comply in terms of paragraph 16.3 and 16.4 of the Code of Conduct.
The Committee ORDERED that the Attorney is liable for the COSTS of the proceedings.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

T Valente Valente Attorneys

REF:63012019 “You are guilty of misconduct in terms of
Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in
that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.21 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months of the commencement of your practice, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector, covering the first four months of the firm’s practice; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2017; and
3) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
4) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and

The Attorney appeared before this Committee and pleaded guilty to the charges.
The Committee FOUND the Attorney GUILTY of charges 1 – 6 as pleaded and took the charges together for sentencing purposes and IMPOSED a FINE of R15 000.00 of which R10 000.00 is suspended for a period of 3 years on condition that the Attorney comply with all the outstanding requirements on / before 31 May 2020 and that the Attorney is not found guilty of similar charges during the period of suspension.
The fine of R5 000.00 is payable in monthly instalments of R1 000.00 commencing on / before 7 July 2020.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

L E Molobela Molobela Attorneys

REF:59992019 You are guilty of misconduct in terms of Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and
3) Rule 4.1 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession read with Section 6(4)(C) and Section 95(1)(a) of the Legal Practice Act, in that you failed and / or neglected to pay your annual subscription fee(s) of an amount of R6 771.00 to the Legal Practice Council as and when it became due; and
4) Rule 47 of the Rules of the Attorneys’ Profession read with Section 84(1) and 84(2) of the Legal Practice Act, by practising as a Director / Partner under the name and style of Molobela Attorneys without being in possession of a Fidelity Fund Certificate since / from 1 January 2017; and
5) Rule 7 of the Rules of the Rules for the Attorneys’

The Attorney failed to appear before the Committee.
The Committee HELD that further charges be formulated against the Attorney for his failure to comply in terms of paragraph 16.3 and 16.4 of the Code of Conduct.
The Committee ORDERED that the Attorney is liable for the COSTS of the proceedings.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

C Malange Malange (Calvin) Attorneys

REF:76552019 “You are guilty of misconduct in terms of
Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in
that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.21 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months of the commencement of your practice, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector, covering the first four months of the firm’s practice; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
3) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and
4) Rule 4.1 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession read with Section 6(4)(C) and Section 95(1)(a) of the Legal Practice Act, in that you failed and / or neglected to pay your annual subscription fee(s) of an amount of R6 771.00 to the Legal Practice Council as and when it became due; and

The Attorney appeared before the Disciplnary Committee and pleaded guilty to the charges.
The Committee FOUND the Attorney GUILTY of charges 1 – 5 as pleaded and took the charges together for sentencing purposes and IMPOSED a FINE of R15 000.00 of which R10 000.00 is suspended for a period of 3 years on condition that the Attorney comply with all the outstanding requirements on / before 30 June 2020 and that the Attorney is not found guilty of similar charges during the period of suspension.
The fine of R5 000.00 is payable in monthly instalments of R1 000.00 commencing on / before 15 July 2020.
The Committee HELD that should the Attorney fail to comply with all outstanding requirements, the matter be referred to Council in terms of Rule 43.4.1.4 of the Rules of the Legal Practice Council to apply to the High Court for an order striking the name of the Attorney from the roll in terms of Rule 43.4.1.4.1 or an order suspending the Attorney from practice in terms of Rule 43.4.1.4.2.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

F M Molope Molope Attorneys

REF:60032019 You are guilty of misconduct in terms of Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and
3) Rule 4.1 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession read with Section 6(4)(C) and Section 95(1)(a) of the Legal Practice Act, in that you failed and / or neglected to pay your annual subscription fee(s) of an amount of R3 750.00 to the Legal Practice Council as and when it became due; and
4) Rule 47 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession read with Section 84(1) and 84(2) of the Legal Practice Act, by practising as a Director / Partner under the name and style of Molope Attorneys without being in possession of a Fidelity Fund
Certificate since / from 1 January 2017.”

Attorney failed to appear before the Committee.
The Committee HELD that further charges be formulated against the Attorney for his failure to comply in terms of paragraph 16.3 and 16.4 of the Code of Conduct.
The Committee ORDERED that the Attorney is liable for the COSTS of the proceedings.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman
March 16, 2020

R Botes
Botes (Renier) Attorneys

REF:73222019 “You are guilty of misconduct in terms of
Clause 21 of the Legal Practice Council’s Code of Conduct in
that you breached and / or contravened:
1) Rule 54.21 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months of the commencement of your practice, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector, covering the first four months of the firm’s practice; and
2) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2017; and
3) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2018; and
4) Rule 54.24.1 read with Rule 54.20, 54.22 and 54.23 of the Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession, in that you failed and or neglected to furnish to the Legal Practice Council, Gauteng Division, within six months after the annual closing of your
books of account, a Report in its original format by your Auditor or Inspector for the period ending 28 February 2019; and

The Attorney failed to appear before this Committee.
The Committee HELD that further charges be formulated against the Attorney for his failure to comply in terms of paragraph 16.3 and 16.4 of the Code of Conduct.
The Committee ORDERED that the Attorney is liable for the COSTS of the proceedings.

Mr C R Du Plessis Mrs R Rahman