Good money after bad

Good money after bad

A legal system that fails to meet  the needs of the common man requires urgent repair – as does the attorneys’ profession. While at one stage, the man-in-the street may have equated attorneys with used-car salesmen and estate agents, they’re now right down there with the auctioneers!

It would be nice to think this story of how a lawyer’s fee of R25 000 grew to R322 000 – to recover a debt of a mere R100 000 might persuade someone to do something about the problem. 

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