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Free access to legislation for small law firms

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Sabinet is to provide small law firms in South Africa (SA) with instant free online access to SA legislation. Via their South African Legislation services (NetLaw), Sabinet […]

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A portion of South Africans not aware that freedom of expression is not without limits

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Partner in the Technology, Media, Telecommunication and Intellectual Property department at Webber Wentzel, Nozipho Mngomezulu, said online and social media comments showed that a number of South […]

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Workshop boosted confidence of attorneys to appear in the High Court

By Ivan Ka-Mbonane On 30 September and 1 October, the Black Lawyers Association Legal Education Center (BLA-LEC) arranged an informative and insightful workshop at the Middelburg Magistrate’s Court. The workshop […]

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Press release by the GCB: South Africa’s withdrawal from the ICC

The world has borne witness to numerous unspeakable acts of cruelty, brutality and resultant human misery. There are many reasons why human rights abusers get away with genocide, torture, disappearances […]

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IDRA seeks to promote common good in dispute matters through the harmony model

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Head of the Institution for Dispute Resolution in Africa (IDRA), Professor John Faris, said that the dispute resolution harmony model seeks social restoration and also seeks to […]

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An employee’s comments on social media can impact on company’s reputation

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) held its 2016 employment conference on 3 November 2016 under the theme ‘Preparing for 2017 what awaits us?’. Speaking on the topic of […]

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Role of lawyers in a democratic society discussed at KwaZulu-Natal Law Society AGM

By Mapula Thebe The KwaZulu-Natal Law Society (KZNLS) held its annual general meeting (AGM) on 14 October in Durban. Former President, Kgalema Motlanthe, delivered the keynote address. Former President Motlanthe […]

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Examination dates for 2017

  Admission examination: 14 February  15 February 22 August  23 August Conveyancing examination: 10 May 6 September Notarial examination:  7 June 11 October   For the Attorneys’ admission examination syllabus, […]

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Activism with a purpose discussed at BLA AGM

By Mapula Thebe The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) held its 39th annual general meeting and conference on 21 and 22 October in Kimberley under the theme: ‘Urgent need to redress […]

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‘I-generation’ law student discussed at FSLS AGM

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Law Society of the Free State (FSLS) held its annual general meeting (AGM) in Clarens on 21 October. The AGM was preceded by a gala dinner […]

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