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Advocate April 2007, Vol 20, No 1. Our cover: Where we practise - The boardroom of L Pitje Chambers in Fabcos House, Johannesburg CBD. The L Pitje Group - A Transformation Initiative also lets its group facilities, with access to parking, robing rooms and restaurant, to Sandton members who use them when they appear in the Johannesburg High Court. Photo: David Ceruti Photography


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Editorial committee

Willem van der Linde SC (chair),
Alfred Cockrell,
Susannah Cowen,
Jannie Eksteen SC,
Sandhya Mahabeer,
Mahlape Sello,
Izak Smuts SC,
Frank Snyckers

Bar representatives

Bhisho: Vacant.
Cape: Anton Kruger.
Free State: Zachia Eloff, Henriette Murray.
Grahamstown: Izak Smuts SC.
Johannesburg: Craig Watt-Pringle SC.
KwaZulu-Natal: Wendalynn Bowler,
Hoosen Gani, Zuleka Rasool.
Northern Cape: Japie Schreuder.
North West: John Stander.
Port Elizabeth: Peter Kroon.
Pretoria: Henk Havenga.
Umtata: Mathobela Shisuba.

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94 Pritchard Street,
Johannesburg 2000


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