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Labour law amendments on the cards

By Nomfundo Manyathi Draft legislation to amend the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA) and the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 (BCEA) was the topic at a […]

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Three scoop De Rebus prizes

By Nomfundo Manyathi Cape Town attorneys Richard English and Megan Jackson have jointly won the 2011 LexisNexis Prize for Legal Practitioners for the best article by a practising attorney published in […]

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Transformation of state legal services

By Nomfundo Manyathi On 21 May 2012 Justice Minister Jeff Radebe introduced a framework aimed at revolutionising the public legal sector to enable it to provide a high standard of […]

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Justice budget vote speech 2012

By Nomfundo Manyathi Minister Jeff Radebe delivered the Justice Department’s budget vote speech on 17 May 2012. In addition to the budget allocation, the Minister spoke about the discussion document on […]

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FAMAC executive committee

FAMAC’s trained mediators work together with divorcing or separating couples; their role being to reduce conflict by helping the couple to consider the issues that need to be settled and […]

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Composition of Master’s panel questioned in court

By Nomfundo Manyathi A Pretoria liquidator has claimed an initial victory in the High Court after being removed from the Master of the South Gauteng High Court’s previously disadvantaged individuals […]

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SA attorneys to benefit from Irish partnership

By Nomfundo Manyathi The Law Society of South Africa’s Legal Education and Development (LEAD) division, in conjunction with Irish Rule of Law International and Irish Aid, is facilitating an intensive commercial […]

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Bills to be prioritised

By Mapula Sedutla The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has prioritised a number of Bills in its strategic plan for 2012/13. These Bills were highlighted by Justice Minister Jeff […]

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Two attorneys recommended to fill vacancies on the Bench

By Nomfundo Manyathi The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has recommended two attorneys to fill vacancies on the Bench in its latest list of recommendations to President Jacob Zuma. The JSC held […]

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No-fee school comes out tops in moot court competition

By Nomfundo Manyathi Students at a no-fee, rural school in Limpopo have beaten teams from 35 other schools to win the second annual national schools moot court competition. Knowledge Dzumba […]

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