Archive 2015

Outward retrospection

As we wrap up 2015, this is the opportune time to take stock of the year that has past and look at issues, topics and events that were at the […]

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor 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 […]

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KwaZulu-Natal Law Society AGM: Legal Practice Act at the core of deliberations

By Mapula Thebe The KwaZulu-Natal Law Society held its annual general meeting (AGM) on 16 October in Durban. The keynote address was delivered by nine times Comrades Marathon winner, Bruce […]

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BLA AGM: Black lawyers can handle complex matters

By Mapula Thebe The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) held a two day annual general meeting (AGM) and conference from 23 – 24 October in Johannesburg. Issues discussed at the elective […]

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Justice Minister focuses on transformation at Cape Law Society AGM

By Barbara Whittle Justice Minister, advocate Michael Masutha, was the keynote speaker at the Cape Law Society annual general meeting (AGM) in Kimberley on 30 October, and he deviated from […]

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LSNP AGM: A time to reflect on radical transformation

By Mapula Thebe The Law Society of the Northern Provinces (LSNP) held its annual general meeting (AGM) on 31 October at Sun City. Speakers at the conference included Chief Justice […]

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The Tax Ombud and the 2014/2015 annual report

By Isabel Janse van Vuren The University of Pretoria’s (UP) department of taxation held a discussion on the office of the Tax Ombud titled ‘assessing the 2014/2015 annual report to […]

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National Schools Moot Court competition

By Kevin O’ Reilly On 11 October the fifth National Schools Moot Court competition took place at the Constitutional Court. The competition saw over 150 teams enter from all nine […]

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Admission examination dates for 2016

Admission examination: 9 February 10 February 16 August 17 August Conveyancing examination: 11 May 7 September Notarial examination: 8 June 19 October

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Lawyers as peacemakers conference

By Kevin O’ Reilly On 14 and 15 October the Lawyers as peacemakers conference took place at Unisa main campus in Pretoria. The purpose of the conference was to facilitate […]

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