Explain in your own words, the role that an Advocate & Solicitor has in the resolution of a dispute or to ascertain the guilt or innocence of an accused person.

Question 1

Explain in your own words, the role that an Advocate & Solicitor has in the resolution of a dispute or to ascertain the guilt or innocence of an accused person.

Question 2

You have been appointed to act for Defendant in a debt collection case. Your instructions are to delay the proceeding for as long as you possibly can. You proceeded to file the memorandum of appearance and the Statement of Defence. Your client is unable to give you any information that provides him with a defence. Not having a real defence, it was not possible for you to be ready when the hearing date arrives. You decide to obtain a postponement by claiming to be unwell.