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Law Society of South Africa in transition

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) is on a three-year trajectory to realign its functions to those of a membership-based professional association. The LSSA’s constitution was […]

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Join us – LSSA conference and AGM

By Barbara Whittle Join us – LSSA conference and AGM: The Maslow Time Square, Pretoria 29 and 30 March The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) will be holding its […]

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Apply to be on the LSSA’s arbitrator/expert panel

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) would like to update its panel of legal practitioner arbitrators, mediators and experts, which is used as its primary source […]

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LSSA guides and guidelines: We need your assistance

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) requests the assistance of legal practitioners to draft new and/or update existing guidelines currently in its ‘Resources for attorneys’ section […]

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People and practices – January/February 2019

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Eversheds Sutherland in Durban has appointed Pascale de Froberville as an associate in the Environmental and Sustainable Development Department. Norton Rose Fulbright in Johannesburg has appointed […]

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The risks affecting the sustainability and viability of law firms

By Thomas Harban Many legal practitioners indicate that they face a constant struggle to survive economically in practice. There are a multitude of reasons for the challenges faced by these […]

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Employment references: Practical guidelines to avoid delictual liability

By Martie Bloem The high unemployment rate in South Africa (SA) has the inevitable effect of high numbers of job applications in different employment sectors. The fact that there are […]

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Which rules apply? Some further notes on maintenance of common property at sectional title schemes

By Tertius Maree I refer to the article by Brian Agar ‘Maintenance of common property in sectional title schemes’ 2018 (Oct) DR 19. I must firstly agree with Mr Agar […]

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International problem of expatriate Chinese with more than one child

By Neels Coertse I am mindful of the decision in the then Transvaal Provincial Division in the matter between Fang v Refugee Appeal Board and Others 2007 (2) SA 447 […]

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Court bundles – how to prepare them properly

By Amarentiea Pienaar The purpose of this article is not to list specific examples of different court bundles and their indexes, but to list general guidelines on how to prepare […]

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