JOHANNESBURG - Fraud, assault, misappropriation of funds, and intimidation are some of the charges Advocate Malesela Teffo is facing, and his career could be on the line because of it.
The Legal Practitioners Council has taken Teffo to court for alleged misconduct in 2021 but the controversial advocate says the council has a personal vendetta against him.
The Council says Teffo shouldn't be allowed to practice any longer.
"There are 22 misconduct submissions, 22 complains/objections against the respondent. And those are the 22 basis upon which we bring this application," LPC lawyer Mfesane Kasiboto said.
Teffo has cried foul and accuses the LPC of colluding with the SAPS because majority of his clients are police officers.
"All these allegations are just directed to me as practice advocate who was doing his job, paying due diligence to the client...out of 20 cases of SAPS, I won 19 of them...to me there are allegations, they are frivolous," he said.
Court proceedings continue on Friday.