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Marius du Toit was not only a prosecutor and magistrate in the Justice Department, but also trained young prosecutors. He further practiced as an attorney in specifically criminal law since 1999. He further has acted as a guest lecturer at Bond University in criminal law and has acted on SABC 3 television program “Rights and Recourse” as a guest legal expert. This was a live debate dealing with various legal issues raised by members of the public calling into the program.
He has further been involved in various prominent criminal matters that have received international and local coverage i.e. he represented people involved in the death of the well known businessman Brett Kebble as well as prominent ANC politicians who have been charged with fraud and corruption. He further acted on behalf of prominent policemen exposed on BBC television for brutality and he has represented numerous policemen on charges ranging from murder, rape and corruption. He has a success rate in criminal matters exceeding 90 % of all matters he has been involved in.
Due to the fact that Marius du Toit prosecuted and acted as a magistrate in six of the nine provinces, he has dealt with most of the statutory and common law offences applicable to South Africa. He has done in all his years of criminal related work in excess of 100 rape cases, 150 murder cases, 100 fraud cases and thousands of other trials too numerous to mention. Some of the offences would include but are not limited to offences under the Sea Fisheries Act, offences dealing with the illicit dealing in diamonds and gold, drug related offences, all common law offences i.e. robbery, rape, theft, housebreaking, vehicle theft and fraud. He has also dealt with numerous stock theft matters, importation of drugs, money laundering and racketeering.
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