Law and music a best combination for Nkandla lawyer

Law and music a best combination for Nkandla lawyer

When she is not on the legal phase, supporter Sarah Pudifin-Jones is on the performance stage.

She was involved in the Constitutional Court's Nkandla matter and, having performed with American vocalist Josh Groban, can include well-known musician to her achievements.

"I think law, music and art are the perfect mix. They both require an analytical mind and attention to detail, but likewise require creativity and dedication, she informed News24 in a phone interview from Durban.

The 31-year-old started playing violin at the age of 4. She studied music and law at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Music 'is where my heart lies'

It is extremely tough to integrate the 2 in some cases, but I like music and that is where my heart lies, however I likewise delight in the constitutional law. That is where I would make a distinction in my own country.

If she had to select in between the two, law would need to take an action back.

I don't believe one can live without music, so I would choose music. I dip into home for my family, at church, and for enjoyable with my musical buddies, she stated.

Her sons, aged three and eight months, keep her grounded.

Pudifin-Jones stated she was enjoyed become part of the support group for Groban during his South African tour in April.


We had one rehearsal on the Sunday afternoon and played the performance on Sunday evening. It was a dazzling experience and Josh was the simplest, kind male to work with.".

Show master.

Pudifin-Jones was chosen to be performance master for the South African National Youth Orchestra.

She led that orchestra on a trip to Germany. Among their performances was at the well-known Beethovenhalle in Bonn, throughout the Beethoven festival.

Pudifin-Jones specializes in public law, consisting of constitutional law, administrative law, and human rights at the Durban Bar.

She was a clerk for Justice Albie Sachs in the Constitutional Court in 2008.

I work with some of the most brilliant legal minds in the country, she stated.

In addition to her BA (Hons) LLB from UKZN (summa orgasm laude), Pudifin-Jones holds an LLM and an MPhil from Cambridge University. She continues to add to research study at UKZN's School of Law from her position as an Honorary Research Fellow.

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