Issues

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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LSSA highlights inconsistencies in Draft National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Amendment Bill

By Barbara Whittle Published in November 2011, the Bill is aimed, among other things, at clarifying coastal public property and the ownership of structures erected on and in coastal public […]

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South African Languages Bill must ensure parity of esteem of all official languages

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA’s) response to the South African Languages Bill – submitted at the end of November 2011 – was based on the […]

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LSSA and GCB to draft joint submissions on Legal Practice Bill

By Barbara Whittle At a meeting at the end of January 2012, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and the General Council of the Bar (GCB) agreed to set […]

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CCMA receives gold in Public Sector Excellence Awards

By Nomfundo Manyathi The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has come out tops in the 2011 Public Service Excellence Awards, where it won gold for sector excellence in […]

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Languages Bill before parliament

By Nomfundo Manyathi The Minister of Arts and Culture, Paul Mashatile, recently held a press briefing in Pretoria to discuss the draft Languages Bill (23 of 2011), which is currently before […]

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Challenges in administrative justice to be tackled

By Nomfundo Manyathi The Administrative Justice Association of South Africa (AdJASA), a voluntary association of lawyers and administrators, combined its launch in January with a workshop on challenges to administrative justice. […]

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