Judge lays into lawyer who ‘rapaciously’ fleeced RAF clients


Judge lays into lawyer who ‘rapaciously’ fleeced RAF clients

Attorney wanted to be reinstated as executor of an estate, even though he both witnessed and benefitted from it

Cape Town bureau chief

An attorney who was struck off for “rapacious plundering” of damages paid to road accident victims, has received a fresh upbraiding by the high court and was slapped with new costs orders.

Siyakudumisa Mlunguza was struck off the roll of attorneys for unprofessional, dishonourable and unworthy conduct after the Cape Law Society took action against him in November 2018.

Mlunguza turned to the Cape Town High Court in a bid to be reinstated as the executor of a deceased estate that belonged to one of his Road Accident Fund (RAF) clients, Viriato Sauane...

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