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LPC election results announced

  By Mapula Sedutla Today, the National Forum on the Legal Profession (NF) announced the elected attorneys and advocates who will form part of the first Legal Practice Council (LPC). […]

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BLA and NADEL announce their nominees for the LPC

A joint press statement by the Black Lawyers Association (BLA) and the National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) states that the announcement by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, […]

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LSSA responds to statements made by ministers

By Kathleen Kriel The Co-chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA), Mvuzo Notyesi and Ettienne Barnard held a media briefing on 21 August in Johannesburg. The purpose of […]

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Judge President Mlambo challenges attorneys to join the fight on fixing the courts at GAA inaugural meeting

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Judge President of the Gauteng Division of the High Court in Pretoria, Dunstan Mlambo, told legal practitioners that they have a better voice when they merge their […]

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The fourth industrial revolution changing the world of work

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The 31st annual Labour Law Conference, themed ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities’ was held in Johannesburg on 16 and 17 August. Acting Judge President of […]

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Children must be taught about their rights

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The South African Association of Mediators (SAAM) held a conference on mediation on 1 and 2 August in Johannesburg. Researcher and Ambassador of the Teddy Bear Clinic, […]

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South Africa must work on collecting accurate statistics on human trafficking

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The University of South Africa’s College of Law in association with Media Monitoring Africa held a seminar themed ‘Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Talk: Dispelling the myths around […]

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MARCH – a nation’s history told by its people

The Museum and Archive of the Constitution at the Hill (MARCH) is a new institution currently being established in the soon-to-be-built Visitor Centre at Constitution Hill, which is home to […]

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Former Mr South Africa uses his law degree to reach out to those in need

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Johannesburg attorney and former Mr South Africa, Armand du Plessis, said he entered the Mr South Africa competition to use the platform to reach out to people […]

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New International Arbitration Act a start of a new era for South Africa

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Werksmans Attorneys hosted a seminar on arbitration in Johannesburg on 14 June. Senior Counsel at the Johannesburg Bar, Patrick Lane said it was the dawn of a […]

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