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Opportunity to comment on medico-legal claims system

Amidst recent controversial media reports on medico-legal claims, the South African Law Reform Commission (SALRC) recently released Issue Paper 33, which is the first document to be published during the […]

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Letters to the editor – September 2017

PO Box 36626, Menlo Park 0102 Docex 82, Pretoria E-mail: derebus@derebus.org.za Fax (012) 362 0969 Letters are not published under noms de plume. However, letters from practising attorneys who make their […]

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The legal profession re-capturing its place in society discussed at PALU conference

By Mapula Sedutla The Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU) held its 8th annual conference and 5th general assembly from 5 to 8 July in Durban under the theme: ‘The legal […]

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BLA marches to voice dissatisfaction on legal work distributed by government

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) called on President Jacob Zuma to establish a judicial commission of inquiry on the root cause of why government departments, government owned […]

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International Arbitration Bill to attract foreign direct investment

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, John Jeffery, said the new International Arbitration Bill B10 of 2017 (the Bill), coupled with the role of South African […]

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International arbitration in Africa discussed at the CIArb conference

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) President, Nayla Comair-Obeid, said that she believed that the newly drafted International Arbitration Bill B10 of 2017 (the Bill) by the […]

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NMMU formally changes name to Nelson Mandela University

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Nelson Mandela University formerly known as Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU), has officially changed its name. The university said in a statement that as from 7 […]

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The BLA pays tribute to the late Judge Moloi

By Lutendo Sigogo The sad news of the passing of Judge Khalipi Jake Moloi left the members of the Black Lawyers Association (BLA) shocked and devastated. The BLA believes that […]

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Happenings at the Cape Town Candidate Attorney Association

By Jody Blount 2017 sees the Cape Town Candidates Attorney Association (CTCAA) go into its sixth year of serving the junior practitioners of the legal fraternity in the greater Cape […]

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The profession celebrates the immense contribution of Nic Swart as it mourns his passing

  By Barbara Whittle and Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele Speaking at the memorial service for Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Nic Swart, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng paid […]

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