November 2019

Fifteen judges appointed to various Divisions of the High Court

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Presidency has announced that President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed 15 judges to various Divisions of the High Court to strengthen the administration of justice countrywide. The […]

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BLA Western Cape held a high tea to discuss gender-based violence crimes

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) Western Cape branch held a high tea themed ‘I am not next’ on 26 October in Cape Town. The event was sparked […]

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Female legal practitioners in Mpumalanga celebrated at SAWLA’s annual chairpersons dinner

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA) Mpumalanga branch held its second annual Chairperson’s dinner to celebrate female legal practitioners who passed their Board Examinations and their […]

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Legal Aid South Africa appoints new CEO

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Legal Aid South Africa (Legal Aid SA) has announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer, Mantiti Kola. According to Legal Aid SA, Ms Kola has […]

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Judiciary second annual accountability session held

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The judiciary held its second annual Judiciary Day on 3 October in Johannesburg, where Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng held a judiciary accountability session. In his address, Chief […]

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Female legal practitioners feel discriminated against

By Kgomotso Ramotsho A group of female legal practitioners referring to themselves as the Women’s Legal Circle Group, wrote a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa concerning lack of representation of […]

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Art auction held to raise money for gender-based violence centre

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Lawyers against Abuse (LvA) held its biennial fundraising art auction in support of gender-based violence victims, in conjunction with Russell Kaplan Auctioneers and True North Events. The […]

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People and practices – November 2019

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Jurgens Bekker Attorneys in Johannesburg has appointed Heema Amtha as a junior associate. Nicqui Galaktiou Inc in Johannesburg has one new appointment and one promotion. Livingston […]

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Calling all attorneys: Have you been part of the establishment of the provincial attorneys’ associations?

In the past few weeks the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has been holding meetings for the establishment of provincial attorneys’ associations in the nine provinces of South Africa. […]

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Adapting to and adopting technology: Future proofing your law firm

In the article by Emmie de Kock ‘Are you building a law firm of the future?’ 2018 (May) DR 20, Ms de Kock highlighted some of the external factors and […]

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