July 2019

Tips to CV writing

By Rozaan Roberts  Your CV is usually your only chance of landing a preferred job by a top employer. Within this, you stand a chance of not even being invited […]

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Three female judges appointed to the SCA

By Kgomotso Ramotsho On 21 June President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the appointment of five judges to the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA), three of which are female. The appointments came […]

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People and practices – July 2019

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed J Leslie Smith & Company Inc in Pietermaritzburg had three of their directors elected to the Legal Practice Council Provincial Council in KwaZulu-Natal.   SWVG Conveyancers […]

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Time to change the LLB degree?

The LLB degree and its efficacy to produce suitable candidate legal practitioners has sparked a lot of discussion in the legal profession. The profession has widely expressed concern over the […]

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Letters to the editor – July 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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Support services available to legal practitioners

Legal practitioners face multiple challenges and competing (over and above the sometimes conflicting) interests on a daily basis. If not appropriately managed, the process of balancing the various challenges and […]

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Should disability grants be deducted from loss of earnings claims against the RAF?

South African courts have dealt with the question of whether disability grants should be deducted from loss of earnings claims against the Road Accident Fund (RAF) on three occasions. On […]

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You have been served: An update on service of referrals to the CCMA on foreign defendants

In December 2017, De Rebus published an article on the service of legal process on foreign states and intergovernmental organisations (see Riaan de Jager ‘Diplomatic law: Service of process on […]

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Moving towards a guilt-free divorce

Before the Divorce Act 70 of 1979 (the Divorce Act) was promulgated, the grounds of divorce in South Africa (SA) were – malicious desertion; adultery; incurable mental illness; and imprisonment […]

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The law reports – July 2019

May 2019 (3) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 339); [2019] 2 All South African Law Reports April (pp 1 – 305) This column discusses judgments as and when […]

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