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Female legal practitioners feel discriminated against

By Kgomotso Ramotsho A group of female legal practitioners referring to themselves as the Women’s Legal Circle Group, wrote a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa concerning lack of representation of […]

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Art auction held to raise money for gender-based violence centre

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Lawyers against Abuse (LvA) held its biennial fundraising art auction in support of gender-based violence victims, in conjunction with Russell Kaplan Auctioneers and True North Events. The […]

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Women in leadership positions celebrated at the launch of the BLA’s Women’s Forum

  By Kgomotso Ramotsho Women who have held leadership positions in the legal profession were honoured at the official launch of the Black Lawyers Association’s (BLA) Women’s Forum in Johannesburg […]

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Gauteng High Courts on a journey to go paperless

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Judge President of the Gauteng Division of the High Court, Dunstan Mlambo, invited legal practitioners in Gauteng for a briefing session in Johannesburg on 27 September. At […]

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Tariffs discussed at the JAA annual general meeting

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Johannesburg Attorneys Association (JAA) held its annual general meeting on 12 September in Johannesburg. Legal practitioner and member of the Legal Practice Council (LPC) Jan Stemmett […]

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Changing strategies for a brighter future discussed at FISA conference

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Fiduciary Institute of Southern Africa (FISA) held its ninth Annual Conference on 5 September in Johannesburg. Guest speaker, Managing Director of Verso Wealth, Wessel Oosthuizen, presented […]

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Inaugural Competition Commission moot court

By Simphiwe Gumede and Candice Slump The Competition Commission (the Commission) hosted its inaugural moot court competition for university students at its 13th Annual Conference, from 28 to 30 August. […]

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Chief Justice Mogoeng calls on public to expose corruption in judiciary

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng held a media briefing at his offices in Johannesburg on 13 September, amid allegations of corruption levelled against the judiciary. He told members […]

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President Cyril Ramaphosa appoints Constitutional Court judges

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Presidency has released a statement that President Cyril Ramaphosa has in terms of s 174(4) of the Constitution appointed Judge Zukisa Laura Lumka Tshiqi and Judge […]

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If Sars fails, democracy fails

By Kgomotso Ramotsho South African Revenue Service (Sars) Commissioner, Edward Kieswetter, said the success of Sars is integrally linked to the well-being of South Africa’s democracy and if Sars fails, […]

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