Issues

Deadlines to note: Business rescue and practice management training

By Barbara Whittle The deadline to register for the second intake for the Unisa/Legal Education and Development (LEAD) Business Rescue course starting in July is 29 June 2012. Further information […]

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LSSA publishes e-mail guidelines to assist practitioners to void and manage the risks of electronic communication

By Barbara Whittle Often e-mails or the documents attached to e-mails will, by the nature of the work done by attorneys, be confidential and, in certain circumstances, it is important […]

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LSSA launches empowerment and young legal practitioners’ initiatives

By Barbara Whittle Earlier this year the LSSA launched two initiatives, one aimed at empowering small law firms and the other creating a forum for young lawyers to air their […]

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LSSA and Competition Commission agree to continue engagement process

By Barbara Whittle At a meeting in April 2012 the Competition Commission and council members of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) agreed and committed themselves – as far […]

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FAMAC executive committee

FAMAC’s trained mediators work together with divorcing or separating couples; their role being to reduce conflict by helping the couple to consider the issues that need to be settled and […]

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Composition of Master’s panel questioned in court

By Nomfundo Manyathi A Pretoria liquidator has claimed an initial victory in the High Court after being removed from the Master of the South Gauteng High Court’s previously disadvantaged individuals […]

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SA attorneys to benefit from Irish partnership

By Nomfundo Manyathi The Law Society of South Africa’s Legal Education and Development (LEAD) division, in conjunction with Irish Rule of Law International and Irish Aid, is facilitating an intensive commercial […]

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Bills to be prioritised

By Mapula Sedutla The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has prioritised a number of Bills in its strategic plan for 2012/13. These Bills were highlighted by Justice Minister Jeff […]

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Two attorneys recommended to fill vacancies on the Bench

By Nomfundo Manyathi The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has recommended two attorneys to fill vacancies on the Bench in its latest list of recommendations to President Jacob Zuma. The JSC held […]

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No-fee school comes out tops in moot court competition

By Nomfundo Manyathi Students at a no-fee, rural school in Limpopo have beaten teams from 35 other schools to win the second annual national schools moot court competition. Knowledge Dzumba […]

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