March 2018

A new dawn for South Africa

Since the release of the ‘State of Capture’ report by former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela in 2015, the country and the legal profession has watched with interest to see if […]

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Letters to the Editor – March 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 […]

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LSNP AGM: Lawyers should give back to society

By Mapula Sedutla The Law Society of the Northern Provinces (LSNP) held its 125th annual general meeting and conference late last year at Sun City. Speakers at the conference included […]

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ADF will still exist in the new dispensation

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Attorneys Development Fund (ADF), held its annual general meeting (AGM) on 6 February in Johannesburg. Chairperson of the ADF, Nomahlubi Khwinana, said the portfolio and finances […]

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2017 prize winners for best articles in De Rebus

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Johannesburg attorney, Emile Myburgh, has won the 2017 LexisNexis Prize for the best article contributed to De Rebus by a practising attorney. Mr Myburgh won best prize […]

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Progress only achievable through a united profession discussed at NADEL’s National Young Lawyers Summit

By Kevin O’Reilly The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) held its National Young Lawyers Summit from 26 to 27 January. The purpose of the summit was to engage with […]

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Brazil and South Africa to share ideas on improving the mining sector

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Embassy of Brazil in South Africa hosted a seminar on the legal framework of mining in Brazil and South Africa on 7 December 2017 in Johannesburg. […]

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Constitutional Court Justice Bess Nkabinde retires

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Justice Bess Nkabinde has retired from the Bench of the Constitutional Court after serving for 12 years. A special ceremonial session was held on 7 December 2017 […]

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People and practices – March 2018

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed John Roderick Graeme Polson and Jean Polson have formed a partnership and are practicing as Polson Attorneys in Johannesburg. Jeanette Bodemer has been appointed as an […]

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LSSA discusses way forward after implementation of LPA

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Co-chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA), Walid Brown and David Bekker, are currently hosting information sessions on the way forward after the implementation […]

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