As Chivayo’s court case against ZPC resumes this week, it has been reported that he has hired a hotshot lawyer to fight his supreme court battle Daily News reports.
The matter came to light as Chivayo is fighting 3 appeals at the Supreme Court on his High Court acquittals on fraud charges and reinstatement of his Gwanda solar project.
Chivhayo has hired Francois Joubert and Adrian de Bourbon who reportedly charge R150k per day, to fight in his camp as his woes seem to mount. His top lawyer has already applied for a residential exemption certificate:
Through legal practitioners (Ashton Musunga), who are instructing me in the cases for which I am now applying again for registration, I have previously applied for a residential exemption certificate in terms of section 7 of the Legal Practitioners’Act, which … was granted firstly on March 21, 2001 and … 2006.
I have been briefed to represent my instructing attorney’s clients in the matters ZPC versus Intratrek Zimbabwe (Intratrek) SC 02/19, the State v Intratrek … and … Chivayo SC 422/19 and State v … Stanley Nyasha Kazhanje.
Chivayo was acquited by the high court on his corruption charges. However, his accomplice in one of the cases was jailed for accepting a bribe from him.
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