- February 6, 2023
- |Law Everyday
The practice of law in the courts of law is an onerous and risky business. By representing people in courts of law or similar forums, a legal practitioner takes responsibility for their rights. What that responsibility entail has been crystalized to mean being competent, knowledgeable, and/or skilled in the subject matter, and being professional and ethical in conduct. As an introduction, Sibeya J in Namibian Electrical Services CC v PD Theron & Associates (HC-MD-CIV-ACT-CON-2018/04238)  NAHCMD 486 (16 September 2022) warned that:
‘…I deem it imperative to sound a word . . .