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Inaugural LSSA attorneys’ association establishment meeting held

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) will be establishing provincial attorneys’ associations in the nine provinces of South Africa. To do this, the LSSA will be […]

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People and practices – October 2019

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Fasken in Johannesburg has three new appointments. All People and practices submissions are converted to the De Rebus house style. Please note, in future issues, five […]

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Chief Justice Mogoeng calls on public to expose corruption in judiciary

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng held a media briefing at his offices in Johannesburg on 13 September, amid allegations of corruption levelled against the judiciary. He told members […]

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Interpreting Practice Directive 2 of 2019

In July, the Office of the Judge President Gauteng Division of the High Court issued Practice Directive 2 of 2019 (www.derebus.org.za). The directive relates to the – case management, trial […]

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Letters to the editor – October 2019

PO Box 36626, Menlo Park 0102 Docex 82, Pretoria E-mail: derebus@derebus.org.za Fax (012) 362 0969 Letters are not published under noms de plume. However, letters from practising attorneys who make their identities […]

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How FICA affects you and your legal practice

All legal practitioners practising for their own account are required, in terms of s 84 of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014, to hold a valid Fidelity Fund Certificate […]

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KPIs: What are they and how do we use them?

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are management measurement tools, values used to determine the state of the business and typically expressed as a number. The word metric is often used in […]

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Should retirement funds be named or identified in divorce orders?

In practice, non-member spouses whose marriages are either in community of property or out of community of property with the application for the accrual system, continue to be frustrated by […]

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Do trust account advocates need a mind shift to deal with FICA?

Generally, legal practitioners operate within a given set of specified rules and procedures. With these, come certainty. Thus, the preference for legislation to be captured in writing, as well as […]

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Seen on social media – October 2019

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2019 (October) DR 15.

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