Issues

Legal education: Will we ever get it right?

While the profession ponders the effects of state capture, how land expropriation without compensation will be implemented and the future of practice under the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 […]

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Letters to the Editor – April 2018

    PO Box 36626, Menlo Park 0102 Docex 82, Pretoria E-mail: derebus@derebus.org.za  Fax: (012) 362 0969 Letters are not published under noms de plume. However, letters from practising attorneys […]

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BLA elects NEC

By Mapula Sedutla The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) reconvened the Elective Special General Meeting on 3 March in Durban. The special meeting was held to complete the adjourned Elective Annual […]

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Uniformed PVT discussed at Legal Education Conference

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) in collaboration with Monash South Africa, hosted a conference on 1 and 2 March in Johannesburg, under the theme ‘From […]

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Minister Masutha confident in new Sheriffs Board

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha, has appointed new members to the South African Board for Sheriffs. According to the statement released by the […]

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CIPC to re-examine how it approves company names

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Companies Tribunal held a Company Name Disputes seminar on the 16 February in Johannesburg. Among the speakers was the Commissioner of the Companies and Intellectual Property […]

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LSSA information session roadshows kick-start dialogue on a new representative professional body for practitioners

By Barbara Whittle Practitioners attending the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) roadshows across the country have indicated their support for the continuation of the LSSA for a three-year transitional […]

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LSSA welcomes SADC Tribunal judgment as a victory for all South Africans

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has welcomed the judgment on 1 March by the Gauteng Division of the High Court in Pretoria relating to the […]

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People and practices – April 2018

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Hogan Lovells in Johannesburg has seven promotions and two new appointments. Julia Sham has been promoted as a senior associate. She specialises in competition law. Mzimasi […]

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Exposed through passing of journal entries?

By the Practitioner Support Unit of the Attorneys Fidelity Fund There are various definitions to what journals are, and for the purpose of this article, we will simplify the general […]

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