Practice Management

How do you make your money?

By the Forensic Investigation Team of the Attorneys Fidelity Fund As part of remaining transparent and accountable to their clients, practitioners are required by their rules to account to their […]

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Scam fraudsters: Beware

By Ann Bertelsmann As a professional indemnity insurer to the profession, the Attorneys Insurance Indemnity Fund is notified of many and varied instances of fraud perpetrated against attorneys by outsiders […]

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Can you trust your client’s memory? (Or will anyone trust yours?)

By Ann Bertelsmann Looking at many claims reported to the Attorneys Insurance Indemnity Fund (AIIF) my answer would be ‘no’ to both the above questions. In fact, most practitioners could […]

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Accounting to clients: How transparent are you?

By the Forensic Investigation Team of the Attorneys Fidelity Fund In terms of the rules of the various law societies, there is a requirement on the part of all practitioners […]

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Law firm leadership

By Louis Rood To be successful, all law firms need to be well managed. The functions and responsibilities of a managing partner or an executive management committee derive not only […]

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A PI claim’s waiting to happen

By Ann Bertelsmann Leading on from the article in this column in 2014 (May) DR 23 ‘Is your firm at risk for claims by clients or third parties?’– this discussion […]

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Are you losing money through EFTs?

By Simthandile Kholelwa Myemane Attorneys must be aware of the risks, v­ulneabilities and control considerations around Eletronic Funds Transfers. A practitioner that does not anticipate fraud happening through EFT payments […]

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Attorneys Development Fund progress

By Mackenzie Mukansi We are pleased to have started the new year on an enthusiastic pace. It is humbling to notice that the Attorneys Development Fund (ADF) is not only […]

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Is your firm at risk for claims by clients or third-parties?

By Ann Bertelsmann If you are in the rare and fortunate position of never having had a professional indemnity claim against your practice, your answer to the above question would […]

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Have you paid your dues?

By Simthandile Kholelwa Myemane Section 78(3) of the Attorneys Act 53 of 1979 obliges practitioners to pay any interest earned on deposits in trust accounts in terms of s 78(1) […]

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