October 2016

LPC: What practitioners stand to lose?

As the National Forum on the Legal Profession continues to work earnestly on its mandated functions, and as the profession moves closer to the formation of the Legal Practice Council […]

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Transformation – the continuing debate

By Mapula Thebe The South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA) held its annual general meeting (AGM) in August. The main topic discussed was transformation of the legal profession. Director of […]

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Separation of power defines ethical boundries between South Africa’s law makers

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Former President of South Africa, Kgalema Motlanthe, spoke at the 74th Johannesburg Attorneys Association annual general meeting (AGM) on 7 September, at the Sunnyside Park Hotel, in […]

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BLA SC Women Empowerment Summit

By Kgomotso Ramotsho President of Black Lawyers Association Student Chapter (BLA SC), Edmund Ramaholi, said the student chapter is looking up to the mother body (Black Lawyers Association (BLA)) to […]

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Pro bono legal practitioners acknowledged

By Kgomotso Ramotsho ProBono.Org held their third annual pro bono awards ceremony, on 6 September at Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg. Master of ceremonies, columnist at the Daily Maverick, freelance radio […]

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Mandela Institute at Wits School of Law makes history

In the week of Nelson Mandela’s birthday the Mandela Institute at Wits School of Law hosted the first international conference in South Africa (SA) on court-annexed mediation entitled ‘Court-annexed mediation: […]

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2016 annual general meetings

The six constituent members of the Law Society of South Africa will have their annual general meetings on the following dates: Province Date Venue Contact person KwaZulu-Natal Law Society 14 […]

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Trusts discussed at FISA conference

Tax Ombud Judge Bernard Ngoepe said the corrupt use of public funds gives tax payers an excuse not to pay tax. He was speaking about ethical behaviour, at the Fiduciary […]

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Pro Bono Help Desk launched

                      By Mapula Thebe On 3 July the Law Society of the Northern Provinces (LSNP) held an event at the […]

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People and practices

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Mervyn Taback Inc in Johannesburg has two new promotions.                 Hogan Lovells in Johannesburg has one promotion and one […]

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