LSB seeks expedited appeal against Tafa, Collins Newman & Co

Parks Tafa
Parks Tafa

The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) is seeking an order to have its appeal against a High Court decree for the issuance of a practising certificate to a prominent law firm to be urgently heard.

LSB wants an expedited appeal against a court order that went against its obligations and mandate to ensure compliance and adherence to the Legal Practitioners Act that deemed Collins Newman & Co and its managing partner, Parks Tafa, fell short of meeting. 

The society’s decision comes barely a few weeks after it filed a notice of appeal at the Court of Appeal (CoA) to overturn the High Court’s decision.

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