Kemp by name, unkempt by nature, genius at law

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Kemp by name, unkempt by nature, genius at law

A gentleman to the end, the pyjama-loving advocate who defended Jacob Zuma is gone and law is poorer

Tania Broughton

Adv Kemp J Kemp, SC, who succumbed to Covid-19 complications, had the air of a batty professor.

He was known to work all hours, sometimes in his pyjamas, sometimes shirtless, to the chagrin of the more staid in the legal profession.

In a parody of his name, some called him “unkempt”, a reference to his dishevelled look...

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