Laurence Hodes SC

ADMITTED AS ADVOCATE: 1988
CALLED TO BAR: 2009
APPOINTED SILK: 2009
COUNTRIES OF ADMISSION: South Africa

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA LLB

Organizational Membership

Chairman of Pupillage & Advocate Training Sub Commities, Johannesburg Holocast & Genocide Centre, Men and Women Against Child Abuse

Important Decisions

  1. S v De Bruin 1991 (2) SACR 158 (W)
  2. S v Pienaar 1992 (1) SACR 178 (W)
  3. S v McCarthy 1995 (3) SA 731 (AD) also reported as 1995 (2) SACR 157 (AD)
  4. S v Abrahams 1996 (1) SACR 579 (AD)
  5. S v Naidoo 1996 (2) SACR 250 (W)
  6. S v Bequinot 1997 (2) SA 887 (CC) and also  reported as 1997 (1) SACR 369 (CC)
  7. S v Gesualdo 1997 (2) SACR 68 (W)
  8. Capri Oro (Pty) Ltd v Commissioner for Customs & Excise 1998 (3) SA 571 (T)
  9. S v Bennet 2000 (1) SACR 406 (W)
  10. Director of Public Prosecution, Witwatersrand v Paz 2000 3 All SA 119 (w) and also reported as 2000 (1) SACR 467 (W)
  11. McCarthy v Additional Magistrate, Johannssburg 2000 4 All SA 561 (AD) and also reported as 2000 (2) SACR 540 (SCA)
  12. Capri Oro (Pty) Ltd v Commissioner For  Customs & Excise 2001 (4) SA 1212 (SCA)
  13. S v Branco 2002 (1) SACR 531 (W)
  14. S v Karolia 2004 (3) All SA 298 (SCA) and also reported as 2006 (2) SACR 75 (SCA)
  15. National Director of Public Prosecution v Naidoo & Others 2006 (2) SACR 403 (T) *
  16. Green v Naidoo & Another 2007 (6) SA 372 (W)
  17. S v David & Another 2008(1) SACR 205 (W) *
  18. S v Agliotti 2011 (2) SACR 437 (GSJ)
  19. S v Agtliotti 2012 (1) SACR 559 (GSJ)

*I was incorrectly identified as M M Hodes SC and P B Hodes SC in these instances, but George Bizos SC has confirmed that I was his junior in S v McCarthy 1995 (3) SA 731 (AD), which was also reported as 1995(2) SACR 157 (AD). This can also be confirmed by Peter Hodes SC if required in relation to National Director of Public Prosecutions v Naidoo & Others which is reported as 2006 (2) SACR (T)

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