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Employment law update – Employers permitted to take prima facie decision on need to retrench

In South African Commercial Catering and Allied Workers Union and Others v JDG Trading (Pty) Ltd [2019] 2 BLLR 117 (LAC), JDG Trading (JDG) concluded a collective agreement with the […]

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Employment law update – Severance pay and a new amendment to the BCEA

Question: I am a teacher who was permanently employed during 2018. I only worked a year and was retrenched due to lack of learner registration this year, so I was […]

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Recent articles and research – April 2019

By Meryl Federl Accessing articles from publishers For LexisNexis articles contact: customercare@lexisnexis.co.za for the publication details. For individual journal articles pricing and orders from Juta contact Philippa van Aardt at pvanaardt@juta.co.za. For journal articles […]

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A Guide to Bail Applications

By Mabowa Thomas Mokoena Cape Town: Juta (2018) 2nd edition Price R 475 (incl VAT) 247 pages (soft cover) In this book, Professor Mokoena analyses the jurisprudence regarding the administration […]

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LPC releases the results of the provincial council elections

  By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Legal Practice Council (LPC) has concluded and released the results of the provincial councils’ elections, which took place from 29 January to 15 March. In […]

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LSSA news update

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele Small claims court monetary jurisdiction increase Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha, has increased the monetary jurisdiction of the small claims courts (SCC) from R […]

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People and practices – April 2019

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Hogan Lovells in Johannesburg has nine new appointments. Adams & Adams in Pretoria have five promotions as partners. Kekana Hlatshwayo Radebe Inc in Johannesburg has four […]

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ADF Task Team takes over investigations and legal proceeding after misappropriation of funds

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Board members of the Attorneys Development Fund (ADF) resigned from the board on 1 March at the ADF’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Johannesburg. Former Chairperson […]

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Legal Practitioners must be advocates of alternative dispute resolution

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Companies Tribunal (the Tribunal) in partnership with the Mandela Institute hosted an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Seminar in Johannesburg on 27 February. Part-time member of the […]

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ADF launches a law hub

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Attorneys Development Fund (ADF), launched its first law hub on 26 February in Johannesburg. Former Chairperson of the ADF, Nomahlubi Khwinana, said the ADF’s plans to […]

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