October 2019

Women in leadership positions celebrated at the launch of the BLA’s Women’s Forum

  By Kgomotso Ramotsho Women who have held leadership positions in the legal profession were honoured at the official launch of the Black Lawyers Association’s (BLA) Women’s Forum in Johannesburg […]

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Tariffs discussed at the JAA annual general meeting

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Johannesburg Attorneys Association (JAA) held its annual general meeting on 12 September in Johannesburg. Legal practitioner and member of the Legal Practice Council (LPC) Jan Stemmett […]

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Changing strategies for a brighter future discussed at FISA conference

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Fiduciary Institute of Southern Africa (FISA) held its ninth Annual Conference on 5 September in Johannesburg. Guest speaker, Managing Director of Verso Wealth, Wessel Oosthuizen, presented […]

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Inaugural Competition Commission moot court

By Simphiwe Gumede and Candice Slump The Competition Commission (the Commission) hosted its inaugural moot court competition for university students at its 13th Annual Conference, from 28 to 30 August. […]

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Inaugural LSSA attorneys’ association establishment meeting held

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) will be establishing provincial attorneys’ associations in the nine provinces of South Africa. To do this, the LSSA will be […]

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Cybersecurity key tips

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa has been made aware of an increase in cybercrime and has published some cybersecurity tips. These include: Take out a cyber […]

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Legal Practice Management course (PMT) – r 27

By Nomfundo Jele The Legal Practice Council (LPC) would like to rectify incorrect information regarding the Practice Management Training (PMT) course. It has come to the LPC’s attention that some […]

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Law Society disgusted at ongoing brutal violence against women

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) expressed disgust at the ongoing killing of women. In a press release, the LSSA said that the killing of women […]

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LSSA strongly condemns disturbing personal attacks on the NPA head and on the judiciary

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has once again reiterated its previous condemnation against any attack on the judiciary. In a press release in early September, […]

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People and practices – October 2019

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Fasken in Johannesburg has three new appointments. All People and practices submissions are converted to the De Rebus house style. Please note, in future issues, five […]

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