Mc Naught & Co
Guy Admitted as Attorney
Congratulations to Guy Hankinson, our articled clerk, who was admitted to practice as an Attorney of the High Court today. Guy served articles at Mc Naught and Company and was ably trained by Mark and Dave, partners of the firm, passing his admission exams last year.
Guy is seen here with his Dad and wife and partner Dave for the swearing in ceremony before the two judges of the High Court at Pietermaritburg.
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