No top lawyers, attorneys for magistratesí posts

Magistrate’s job has been described as a less lucrative market that is unable to attract top lawyers and attorneys who are well experienced in the administration of the justice (AoJ) department.

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) member and Selebi-Phikwe West legislator Dithapelo Keorapetse recently said failure by the AoJ to create a lucrative market for magistrates had impacted negatively in attracting top lawyers and attorneys who are well experienced and established.

“Magistrates posts are always filled by inexperienced people because the job itself is not lucrative enough to attract those experienced and this kills the administration of justice,” he said.

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