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National Wills Week 17 to 21 September 2018

This year’s National Wills Week will be held from 17 to 21 September.  Participating attorneys will be provided with free posters to publicise the firm’s participation. Provision is made on […]

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Land expropriation discussed at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr briefing

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) together with the Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft (the German-African Business Association) held a media briefing with regard to land expropriation on 11 April […]

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Portfolio Committee satisfied with progress made on National Minimum Wage Bill

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Portfolio Committee on Labour (the committee) released a statement through the Parliamentary Communication Services that said it was satisfied with the progress made in the processing […]

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Deepening constitutional democracy discussed at NADEL AGM

By Mapula Sedutla The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) held its annual general meeting (AGM) and annual conference in East London from 15 to 17 March under the theme: […]

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Free State Law Society Council announced

For the full article about the AGM see ‘National unified body for the Legal Profession discussed at FSLS AGM’ 2017 (Dec) DR 13. This article was first published in De […]

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Prevention and combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill approved

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development announced that on 14 March Cabinet approved the Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill (the Bill). […]

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De Rebus editorial committee bids farewell to Lutendo Sigogo

By Kgomotso Ramotsho After serving for three years on the De Rebus Editorial Committee (EC), Black Lawyers Association President, Lutendo Sigogo’s term has come to an end. Mr Sigogo’s last […]

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Traditional Courts Bill raises concerns

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services (the committee) expressed concerns regarding the time it took to draft the current version of the Traditional Courts Bill […]

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Law graduate became a petrol attendant to complete his studies

By Kgomotso Ramotsho University of Johannesburg (UJ) graduate and candidate legal practitioner, Tsatseng Rantsho’s dream came true when he was awarded a bursary to study law after he matriculated. He […]

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BLA elects NEC

By Mapula Sedutla The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) reconvened the Elective Special General Meeting on 3 March in Durban. The special meeting was held to complete the adjourned Elective Annual […]

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