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Dealing with mental health during COVID-19

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) hosted a Mental Health and Wellness webinar on 27 August. The webinar comes after the organisation realised the impact COVID-19 […]

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NADEL discusses the impact of COVID-19 on female legal practitioners

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) hosted a webinar on 15 August under the theme: ‘Socio-economic impact of COVID-19 on the legal profession, are women disproportionately […]

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Available virtual conferencing options

On 15 August President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa will be moving to Alert Level 2 of the COVID-19 Risk Adjusted Strategy, which meant that restrictions will be relaxed […]

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Legal practice management during and beyond COVID-19

The world is currently facing a huge challenge in the form of the COVID-19 pandemic. This situation presents many challenges and uncertainties, as well as new opportunities for businesses. It […]

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The certainty of legal technology in South African legal practice

The year 2020 will forever be remembered as representing the epitome of uncertainty and extraordinary times, and has seen the rapid market integration of legal technology across various industries, including […]

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Mental health and the workplace: The role of the employer

Mental health has been an issue that has been of concern for some time now, but since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic around the globe, attention to this issue […]

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Accounts receivable: Cash flow analysis

Cash is the lifeblood of business. Accounts receivable refers to the unpaid accounts for work done by the law firm. An analysis of the composition of these accounts reveals profound […]

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Simultaneous or separate: A relook at Absa v Mokebe and the provision for hearing monetary judgment and executability applications simultaneously or separately

The execution process in South Africa (SA) has always followed five simple steps, namely – sending a letter of demand; serving a summons; granting a monetary court order; obtaining a […]

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The slow rise of women in the legal profession

By Patrick Bracher When I read that the United Kingdom (UK) is celebrating a centenary of women being able to enter the legal profession in 2020 it got me thinking […]

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The fine line between freedom of expression and hate speech

There is a fine line between the freedom of expression and expression that constitutes hate speech. In our society there is a constant battle as to what can and cannot […]

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