September 2016

Free and fair elections?

On the heels of the local government elections held on 3 August, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) issued a press release, which states that ‘the elections were on […]

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NADEL NEC resolutions discussed at press conference

By Mapula Thebe On 30 July the National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) held a press conference to discuss the resolutions that were decided on at the National Executive Committee […]

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Black Lawyers Association strengthens relations with the National Bar Association

By Lutendo Sigogo The National Bar Association (NBA) is the oldest and largest bar of African-American Attorneys, legal students and judges in the United States of America (US), with a […]

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Newly appointed judges acknowledged

By Mapula Thebe The KwaZulu-Natal Law Society (KZNLS) in liaison with the office of the Premier KwaZulu-Natal held a celebratory dinner to acknowledge the appointment of Justice Mjabuliseni Isaac Madondo […]

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Pathway to progress: One small act can make an impact

By Janine Heggenstaller ‘As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persists in the world, none of us can truly rest’ – Nelson Mandela (www.mandela.gov.za, accessed 27-7-2016). Children are the […]

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2016 annual general meetings

The six constituent members of the Law Society of South Africa will have their annual general meetings on the following dates:   Province Date Venue Contact person KwaZulu-Natal Law Society […]

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Cape Town Candidate Attorneys’ Association update

By Darren Hanekom The Cape Town Candidate Attorneys’ Association (CTCAA) is a dynamic and diverse body of candidate attorneys (CAs) practising law in the greater Cape Town area. Forming part […]

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Briefing Pattern Task Team drafting briefing protocol for the profession

Compiled by Barbara Whittle A Briefing Pattern Task Team, chaired by Johannesburg attorney and former Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) Co-chairperson, Busani Mabunda, is drafting a briefing protocol for […]

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LSSA fields election observer team

Compiled by Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) fielded a team of over 300 attorney election observers at the local government elections on 3 August 2016. The […]

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People and practices

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed   Gildenhuys Malatji in Pretoria has appointed Sayi Nindi-Tshiani as a senior associate in the commercial litigation and public law department.           […]

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