Issues

SA attorneys head to London for training

By Nomfundo Manyathi Nombulelo Beauchamp and Deon Nel are two of 20 lawyers that have been chosen to participate in this year’s three-month International Lawyers for Africa (ILFA) training programme. […]

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Gender equality Act on the cards

By Nomfundo Manyathi The Minister of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Lulu Xingwana, recently announced that the Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill would be tabled before cabinet during […]

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Aspirant judges training

By Nomfundo Manyathi The South African Judicial Education Institute (SAJEI) held a three-day training programme for aspirant judges from 9 to 11 July in Magaliesburg, Gauteng. The training was attended by […]

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Impact of the Legal Practice Bill

By Kim Hawkey The impact of the Legal Practice Bill (B20 of 2012) was the topic of a forum hosted by financial services provider PPS in Johannesburg in late July. Retired […]

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New human rights hub

By Nomfundo Manyathi The recently launched Oxford Human Rights Hub aims to bring together human rights researchers, practitioners and policymakers from across the globe. The hub is based at Oxford […]

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Statistics reflect pace of transformation in the attorneys’ profession

By Nomfundo Manyathi A statistics report recently released by the Law Society of South Africa’s Legal Education and Development (LEAD) division provides insight into the transformation the legal profession has undergone […]

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On par?

By Kim Hawkey – Editor Two recent High Court decisions, when read with the Legal Practice Bill (B20 of 2012), may signify a judicial and a legislative intention to level […]

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Distortion of the law

A comment on the SCA judgment in FirstRand Bank Ltd v National Lotteries Board 2008 (4) SA 548 (SCA) By Joe Louw During March 2008 the Supreme Court of Appeal […]

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Employment law update – BCEA earnings threshold

By Talita Laubscher Practitioners should note that, with effect from 1 July 2012, the earnings threshold published in terms of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 (BCEA) increased […]

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The law reports – August 2012

David Matlala BProc (University of the North) LLB (Wits) LLM (UCT) LLM (Harvard) HDip Tax Law (Wits) is an adjunct professor of law at the University of Fort Hare. June […]

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