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JUNIOR COUNSEL

Clifford McKelvey

Year Of Admission:
  • 2003
Email:
  • cthmckelvey@mweb.co.za
Contact Number:
  • 083 660 5501
Practice areas:
  • Commercial crime
  • Company law
  • Constitutional law
  • Contract law
  • Criminal law
  • Delictual law
  • Extradition and international mutual legal assistance
  • Family law
  • General commercial litigation
  • Junior Counsel
  • Labour law
  • Medical malpractice
  • Personal injury
  • Professional negligence
Brief curriculum vitae:

Cliff joined the Department of Justice in 1989. He prosecuted in the district and Regional Courts. He was admitted as an advocate in 1992 and was appointed as an advocate in the Office of the then-Attorney General in Johannesburg. He was appointed as Senior State Advocate in 1998. During his tenure, he conducted numerous high profile prosecutions in the division, criminal appeals, review opinions for judges in the division, commercial crime litigation, extraditions and mutual legal assistance matters. He joined the Johannesburg Bar in 2003. He has appeared in the High Court, Appeal Court including the Full Bench, Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court.

Academic qualifications:

BProc LLB (RAU) (1991)

List of Judgments:
  1. Minister of Police and Another v Du Plessis 2014 (1) SACR 217 (SCA)
  2. South African Property Owners Association v Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality and Others 2013 (1) SA 420 (SCA)
  3. Johannesburg Housing Corporation (Pty) Ltd v Unlawful Occupiers, Newtown Urban Village 2013 (1) SA 583 (GSJ)
  4. South African Property Owners Association v Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality and Others 2012 (3) SA 335 (GSJ)
  5. PCL Consulting (Pty) Ltd T/A Phillips Consulting SA v Tresso Trading 119 (Pty) Ltd 2009 (4) SA 68 (SCA)
  6. S v Visagie 2009 (2) SACR 70 (W)
    Garrido v Director of Public Prosecutions, Witwatersrand Local Division, and Others 2007 (1) SACR 1 (SCA)
  7. S v Ncheche 2005 (2) SACR 386 (W)
  8. S v Swart 2004 (2) SACR 370 (SCA)
  9. De Reuck v Director of Public Prosecutions, Witwatersrand Local Division, and Others 2003 (3) SA 389 (W)
  10. S v Campos 2002 (1) SACR 233 (SCA)
  11. De Reuck v Director of Public Prosecutions, Witwatersrand Local Division, and Others 2002 (6) SA 370 (W)
  12. S v S 2001 (1) SACR 79 (W)
  13. S v Post 2001 (1) SACR 326 (W)
  14. S v Metshana and Another 2001 (1) SACR 628 (W)
  15. S v Fourie 2001 (2) SACR 118 (SCA)
  16. S v Manamela 2000 (2) SACR 176 (W)
  17. S v Boucher 1999 (1) SACR 638 (W)
  18. S v Mathebula and Another 1997 (1) SACR 10 (W)
  19. S v Coetzee and Others 1997 (3) SA 527 (CC)
  20. S v Gesualdo 1997 (2) SACR 68 (W)
  21. S v Zondi 1995 (1) SACR 18 (A)
  22. S v Levenstein [2013] ZASCA 147 (1 October 2013) SCA

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