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Legal bodies fight self-admitted corrupt advocate Seth Nthai's readmission to the Bar

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Seth Nthai in the Limpopo High Court in Polokwane.
Seth Nthai in the Limpopo High Court in Polokwane.
Jeanette Chabalala, News24

The court battle over self-admitted corrupt advocate Seth Nthai's readmission to the Bar is heating up - with legal bodies now fighting for the Supreme Court of Appeal to consider evidence they contend may prove he continued to practise after being struck from the roll of advocates.

The Johannesburg Society of Advocates and General Council of the Bar have applied for the admission of new evidence, including the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration proceedings launched against Nthai by his former company secretary Marietjie Jansen van Vuuren, in their challenge to Nthai's return to legal practice.

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