July 2018

Is the profession ready for the full implementation of the LPA?

With only a few months left until the full enactment of the of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 (LPA) and the termination of the National Forum on the […]

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Letters to the editor – July 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 who make their identities […]

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LSSA AGM: Blueprint for the future of our profession

By Mapula Sedutla The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) held its annual conference in Cape Town on 23 to 24 March under the theme: ‘Blueprint for the future of […]

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Legal practitioners must be ambassadors in fighting corruption

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) held its national general meeting (NGM) on 26 May in Nelspruit. The theme for the NGM was: ‘Corruption: A Hindrance to the […]

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How to deal with a data breach in your organisation

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH), hosted a seminar on data breach and other risks faced by organisations, such as theft. The seminar was held in Johannesburg on 9 […]

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The increase in data breach and cybercrime as modern technology takes over the world

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Mr Swales added that research statistics in 2016 show that most South Africans spend two to three hours on social media a day. He said that there […]

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Did you miss the LSSA information session roadshows?

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele During February and March the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) held information session roadshows across the country. The immediate former Co-chairpersons of the LSSA, Walid Brown […]

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People and practices – July 2018

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Hogan Lovells in Johannesburg has five promotions and one new appointment. Phukubje Pierce Masithela Attorneys in Johannesburg has two new appointments. Bentley Attorneys in Durban has […]

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Bringing advancing technology in litigation – time to explore electronic discovery

By Terry Harrison What exactly is Electronic Discovery (eDiscovery)? Why do we need it? Why should South Africa (SA) change its rules to incorporate it into the legal system? The […]

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Succession planning in law firms: Some points to ponder

By Thomas Harban Succession planning is important for every legal practitioner and in this article the Attorneys Indemnity Insurance Fund NPC (AIIF) will look at succession planning in the context […]

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