December 2019

Ethics and moral fibre of the legal profession discussed at the BLA’s AGM

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) held its 42nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) under the theme ‘Collaborations and Synergies in Building Law Firms to Serve Marginalised Communities’ on […]

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LSSA News update – December 2019

By Nomfundo Jele Fidelity Fund Certificate portal live The Fidelity Fund Certificate (FFC) application portal is now live. Legal practitioners can apply for their 2020 FFCs on this link: https://ffc.fidfund.co.za/login/ […]

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LSSA concerned about unreasonable and unfair increased costs imposed on legal practitioners by regulatory bodies

By Nomfundo Jele In early November the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) issued a press release voicing its concern about the proposed prescribed fees on legal practitioners by regulatory […]

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LSSA welcomes first LSSA Provincial Attorneys Association

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) is delighted to formally welcome the first LSSA Provincial Attorneys Association to its ranks. The President of the LSSA, Mvuzo […]

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Law Society congratulates Springboks on Rugby World Cup victory

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) issued a press release congratulating the Springboks in their 2019 Rugby World Cup win. The Springboks became Rugby World Cup […]

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Law Society saddened at death of Eastern Cape legal practitioner, Gordon Pope

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) issued a press release on the untimely passing of King William’s Town legal practitioner and legal education instructor, Gordon Pope, […]

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People and practices – December 2019

Nupen Staude de Vries in Johannesburg has appointed Nicole Limberis-Ritchie as a senior associate. She specialises in environmental law. Bentley Attorneys in Durban has appointed Li-Juan Welthagen as an associate […]

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LPC: A year into office

As 2019 draws to an end, it is interesting to note that it has been a year since the Legal Practice Council (LPC) took over its duties as a statutory […]

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Letters to the editor – December 2019

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 who make their identities […]

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Seen on social media – December 2019

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2019 (Dec) DR 5.

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