Former CEO Peter Moyo's legal battle with Old Mutual, which began this week, had all the trappings of a celebrity court case, from Moyo giving TV interviews outside court to his quote-a-minute advocate, Dali Mpofu SC, using colourful metaphors to make his client's case.

And the authorities cited by the legal teams included high-profile court battles such as the wrangling between Gareth Cliff and M-Net, President Cyril Ramaphosa and former South African Revenue Service commissioner Tom Moyane, and soccer club Santos and former coach Gordon Igesund.

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