Editorial

Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act gazetted

A number of sections of the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act 1 of 2017 (the Amendment Act) were gazetted recently. The Amendment Act was signed into law by President Jacob […]

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CHE releases full LLB review

The Council on Higher Education (CHE) has released the full report on the National Review of the Bachelor of Laws programme. The 358 page report, which was circulated by Parliament, […]

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Legal education in crisis?

  The Council for Higher Education (CHE) released its outcomes of the National Review of the LLB qualification in April. The document sites four universities who were issued with a […]

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Future of the LSSA discussed

On 16 March, councillors of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) attended a special council meeting to discuss the role of the organisation post the full enactment of the […]

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No more free copy of De Rebus?

As the profession readies itself for the imminent changes that will be brought about by the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 (LPA), we at De Rebus have considered what […]

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Legal Practice Act fatigue?

As we usher in the New Year, we should be mindful of the important happenings of the year that was, which will continue to take centre focus in 2017 and […]

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Conveyancing work encroached upon

  As 2016 draws to an end we ponder on the happenings of the year. This is an opportune time to lament on the many instances the attorneys’ profession has […]

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A new home for legal practitioners: What’s in it for you?

On 1 February 2018 the Legal Profession in South Africa will enter a new era and will be regulated in terms of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 (LPA), […]

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LPC: What practitioners stand to lose?

As the National Forum on the Legal Profession continues to work earnestly on its mandated functions, and as the profession moves closer to the formation of the Legal Practice Council […]

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Free and fair elections?

On the heels of the local government elections held on 3 August, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) issued a press release, which states that ‘the elections were on […]

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