Legal battle: Top advocates face off

2013-02-16 00:00

TWO legal heavyweights are squaring up in the Oscar Pistorius case.

In his corner is advocate Barry Roux SC, one of the country’s top trial lawyers.

In the state’s corner is advocate Gerrie Nel, former head of the Scorpions in Gauteng.

Nel previously prosecuted former police commissioner Jackie Selebi for corruption and is busy with the trial of André Gouws and Nigerian former Olympian Ambrose Monye, who are charged with the contract killing of Pretoria woman Chanélle Henning.

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