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The judiciary mourns the loss of Judge Louw and Judge Ndlovu

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Judge President of the Gauteng Division of the High Court, Judge President Dunstan Mlambo, extended a message of condolences to the family and friends of Judge […]

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Tribute to Imrann Moosa – an advocate and devoted member of the BLA

By Lutendo Benedict Sigogo This is the story of one of the unsung heroes of our time. The uncompromising protagonist of socio-economic transformation in general and in the legal profession […]

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New LSNP President

The Law Society of the Northern Provinces announced a new President. Lutendo Sigogo (President of the Black Lawyers Association) has replaced Anthony Millar.   This article was first published in […]

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New KZNLS President

The KwaZulu-Natal Law Society announced a new President. Umesh Jivan has replaced Lunga Peter.   This article was first published in De Rebus in 2017 (June) DR 15.

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NADEL discuss decolonisation of the law at AGM

By Mapula Sedutla The National Association for Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) held its annual general meeting (AGM) and conference in Pietermaritzburg from 24 to 26 March. The AGM was also in […]

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NADEL welcomes government’s withdrawal of the Repeal Bill on Rome Statute of ICC

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) welcomed the South African government’s withdrawal of the Repeal Bill on the Rome Statute of International Criminal Court (ICC). In […]

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Sexual Offences Court launched in Mpumalanga

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, John Jeffery, launched a Sexual Offence Court in Boschfontein, Mpumalanga in March. In his speech, Mr Jeffery said the […]

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The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, releases amended definition of area of deeds registry in Pretoria

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Gugile Ernest Nkwinti, has under s 1(1)(a)(iii) of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937, amended with effect from date […]

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Brazil legislation offering opportunity to foreign investors to take advantage of their local businesses

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Partner of Sampaio Ferraz Advogados (Lawyers), Dr Luís Wielewicki, said Brazil does not intend to address short-term investments in bonds or other securities issued in their country, […]

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Brazil uses technology to improve access to justice

By Mapula Sedutla De Rebus had an opportunity to interview Brazilian Federal Labour Court Judge, Francisco Barbossa, in March. Judge Barbossa spoke about how Brazil has used technology to effectively […]

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