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A bare handed win

My boss, Izzat, once told me a story about how he won an application after barely a minute of submission. It’s something I wished happened to me in my career but has not yet come my way. It was a summary judgment application pursuant to order 14 of the Rules of High Court 1980. A summary judgment is a ‘short cut’ procedure for claims that are straightforward. In such cases a court will not call …

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