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  • Page 33: Some thoughts on the commercial side of practice By Judge Malcolm Wallis, judge of the  Supreme Court of Appeal and former chairman of the General Council of the Bar of SA
  • Page 37: Is ons regspleging billik en doeltreffend? Deur K van Dijkhorst, oudregter van die  Hooggeregshof, Pretoria
  • Page 40: High fees and questionable practices By Owen Rogers, Cape Bar
  • Page 43: 'I am not overcompensated enough': The moral compass of the American lawyer By Willem  Gravett, New York State Bar
  • Page 48: Compromising counsel's fees. By Frans Rautenbach, Cape Bar
  • Middle Temple and SA Conference, September 2010 - The rule of law under a written and unwritten constitution

  • Page 50: The reform of the costs regime in South Africa: Part 1. Paper delivered at the Middle  Temple and SA Conference by Justice Dunstan Mlambo
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    April 2012, Vol 25, No 1. Our cover. In mythology the crow was widely regarded as a symbol of bad news and greediness (although there are also positive myths
about crows). We regard this image of a crow on our cover as dramatic and powerful - suited to the contents of this issue of Advocate.


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