1849De Zuid-Afrikaan inJ. Crwys-WilliamsS. Afr. Despatches (1989) 19Silence was at length procured, and after the spectators had been addressed by Mr Ebden, Sr., Mr. Sutherland, and Mr. Adv. Ebden, the crowd separated.
1934N. DevittMem. of Magistrate 126The Magistrate..has risen..from a junior post in the Union public service. His qualifications for the position are either those of an advocate or attorney.
1940E. Bright inBaumann & BrightLost Republic 97Mr A. Fischer..was actually an eminent advocate — but in those days there was no prohibition against practising both at the Bar and Side-Bar.
1958A. SampsonTreason Cage 21‘This is something which I as an accused feel with deep resentment,’ said Advocate Slovo, conducting his own defence.
1958A. SampsonTreason Cage 34[M—]..had practised illegally for several years as an advocate.
1978S. KentridgeInformant, JohannesburgThe South African Advocate is the equivalent of the English barrister. The official designation..is an advocate of the Supreme Court..the term is also used as a description of a particular function of a barrister’s calling, namely the conduct of cases in court...The..peculiarity of the South African usage..is its use as an appellation...It is very common..to hear a member of the bar described as ‘Advocate Jones’. It is however an undesirable usage.
1979A.P. BrinkDry White Season 111In the face of strong opposition from Adv De Villiers the magistrate ruled that the court would..consider their affidavits as evidence.
1987J. Joubert inStyle Mar. 89Advocate P.J. Wessels, now a senior judge.
1987Star 29 Oct. 13[He] is in South Africa to contribute to the..debate..over the fusion of the Bar and Side-bar. Advocates in South Africa are generally against fusion, while most attorneys would like the right to argue cases in the Supreme Court.
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