Editorial

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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Spotlight on summary judgment procedure and rules of sales in execution of immovable property

The Rules Board for Courts of Law has appointed a Superior Courts Task Team to consider the summary judgment procedure as applied in the High Court and Uniform Rule 32. […]

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Are there issues with laws passed after 1994?

Government has undertaken a task to relook at all laws that were passed after 1994. The High Level Panel on the Assessment of Key Legislation and the Acceleration of Fundamental […]

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Let your voice be counted

In today’s world, correct information is key to ensuring a successful business, more so in the legal fraternity, as this might set your firm apart from competitors. The Law Society […]

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Guest editorial – A task team that dare not fail

The task team that must carry forward the resolutions of the high-level summit on Briefing Patterns in the Legal Profession has a critical and heavy burden on its figurative shoulders. […]

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Your journal your views

In order for De Rebus to serve the broad church of our readership, legal practitioners are encouraged to send article submission in all areas of law. De Rebus prides itself […]

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The proud voice of the attorneys’ profession for 60 years

2016 marks the year De Rebus achieves a tremendous milestone of 60 years in existence. Initially named De Rebus Procuratoriis (about the affairs of attorneys), the journal was first distributed […]

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Viral racism

The beginning of 2016 saw the racial debate being resuscitated by several social media posts. This highlighted the importance of being mindful when posting on social media, the need for […]

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