Law and disorder: feuding attorneys throw the book at each other
Law firm says Hawks are now involved after one of its directors allegedly dipped into its trust account
The implosion of a prominent Cape Town law firm has resulted in its five directors communicating through ... lawyers.
Tensions at Heyns & Partners – which saw three of the five directors resigning – emerged in the Cape Town High Court when the son of a 95-year-old woman applied to have director Francois Theron removed as the curator of his mother’s estate.
Now the law firm is accusing Theron of dipping into the 61-year-old firm’s trust account and says a Hawks investigation is under way...