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The law reports – March 2012

Heinrich Shulze BLC LLB (UP) LLD (Unisa) is a professor of law at Unisa. January 2012 (1) The South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 318); [2011] 4 The All […]

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Choosing the right expert in a medical negligence case

‘How do you ensure that the opinion of your expert is favourably considered?’ By Maud Letzler As the sun sets on personal injury law as we know it in South […]

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Continuing professional development on its way

By Nomfundo Manyathi The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) will soon be introducing continuing professional development (CPD) for attorneys. CPD is the ongoing process of knowledge and skills transfer, […]

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Child maintenance after a parent’s death

By Themba Alfred Ndaba Parenthood automatically results in the obligation of a parent to support a child (DSP Cronje and J Heaton South African Family Law 2ed (Durban: LexisNexis 2004) […]

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Impact of the Consumer Protection Act in the health care context

By Pat van den Heever Imagine the following scenario: Patient A presents himself at the rooms of Dr F, a specialist physician. Patient A has been referred to Dr F […]

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The potential of court-based mediation

By Barney Jordaan Following an initiative started by the office of the previous Chief Justice in 2003, the Justice Department is going ahead with the introduction of court-based mediation in […]

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The State Liability Act – clarity on satisfaction of court orders against the state

By Michele van Eck In the case of Nyathi v MEC for Department of Health, Gauteng and Another 2008 (5) SA 94 (CC) s 3 of the State Liability Act […]

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How to create a top law firm website

By Kim Hawkey In an information session at the Cape Law Society annual general meeting at the end of last year, Malcolm Pearson, owner and publisher of online legal technology […]

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Attorneys’ firms committed to skills transfer and mentorship in the profession

By Barbara Whittle Earlier this year, Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) co-chairpersons Nano Matlala and Praveen Sham met with a group of Johannesburg and Pretoria firms that had committed […]

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All the information you need – in your e-mail inbox free from the LSSA

By Barbara Whittle In January this year, the LSSA was delighted to announce the launch of Legalbrief LSSA Weekly – a joint initiative between the LSSA and Juta Law. Every […]

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