January/February 2017

Legal Practice Act fatigue?

As we usher in the New Year, we should be mindful of the important happenings of the year that was, which will continue to take centre focus in 2017 and […]

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Letters to the editor – January/February 2017

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 […]

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Cape Law Society AGM: 20 years of the Constitution – a time for reflection

By Mapula Thebe The Cape Law Society (CLS) held its annual general meeting in November 2016. The conference was held under the theme ‘20 years of the Constitution – a […]

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LSNP AGM: Lawyers are high priests of excellence

By Mapula Thebe The Law Society of the Northern Provinces held its annual general meeting (AGM) in November 2016 at Sun City. Speakers at the AGM included former Deputy Chief […]

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2017 annual general meetings

Province Date Venue Contact person The National Association of Democratic Lawyers 24 to 26 March 2017. Protea Hotel in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. Fazoe Sydow fazoe@nadel.co.za 078 514 3706. Law Society of […]

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Limpopo High Court officially opened

By Kgomotso Ramotsho On 29 November 2016 Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, advocate Michael Masutha, officially opened the Limpopo Division of the High Court in Polokwane. Limpopo is the […]

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Free access to legislation for small law firms

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Sabinet is to provide small law firms in South Africa (SA) with instant free online access to SA legislation. Via their South African Legislation services (NetLaw), Sabinet […]

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A portion of South Africans not aware that freedom of expression is not without limits

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Partner in the Technology, Media, Telecommunication and Intellectual Property department at Webber Wentzel, Nozipho Mngomezulu, said online and social media comments showed that a number of South […]

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Workshop boosted confidence of attorneys to appear in the High Court

By Ivan Ka-Mbonane On 30 September and 1 October, the Black Lawyers Association Legal Education Center (BLA-LEC) arranged an informative and insightful workshop at the Middelburg Magistrate’s Court. The workshop […]

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Press release by the GCB: South Africa’s withdrawal from the ICC

The world has borne witness to numerous unspeakable acts of cruelty, brutality and resultant human misery. There are many reasons why human rights abusers get away with genocide, torture, disappearances […]

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