A Lawyers Odessy

Otterley Press

R 295.00

At last, Henry brown fells his story. And what a story it Is. His early law experience in Cape Town cast him into the eye of the Struggle when he represented key anti-apartheid activists, including Nelson Mandela on Robben Island, Winnie Mandela, Zach de Beer, Albie Sachs, Robert Sobukwe and many others. Working with SWAPO and the International University Exchange Fund brought him into contact with notorious government spy, Craig Williamson. Then, on moving to Britain, Henry rose to become a senior level partner in a City of London law firm, gaining national and international recognition through his pioneering of mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, with his objective to bring humanity and Ubuntu into the practice of law and the resolution of disputes. In his foreword, distinguished former Constitutional Court judge, Albie Sachs, writes: “he tells an astonishingly rich and powerful story in a calm, low-key and well organised way...unusually unpretentious in a highly competitive and self-projecting profession...”

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