April 2019

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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Legal Aid SA bids farewell to outgoing Chairperson and other outgoing board members

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Legal Aid South Africa (Legal Aid SA) held a farewell function for outgoing Chairperson, Judge President of the Gauteng Division of the High Court of South Africa, […]

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SADC LA sends an observation mission to Zimbabwean courts

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Southern African Development Community Lawyers Association (SADC LA) has established a committee to facilitate a review of cases in Zimbabwe that were set to have been […]

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