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LPC election results announced

  By Mapula Sedutla Today, the National Forum on the Legal Profession (NF) announced the elected attorneys and advocates who will form part of the first Legal Practice Council (LPC). […]

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Realistic timelines needed for the full implementation of the LPA

In the September guest editorial (‘Is the profession ready for the full implementation of the LPA’ (2018 (Sept) DR 3)), I expressed the view that if the first Legal Practice […]

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SADC LA promotes rule of law and protects human rights

By Mapula Sedutla The Southern African Development Community Lawyers Association (SADC LA) held its 19th elective annual general meeting (AGM) and conference from 15 to 17 August in Maputo, Mozambique. […]

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The law reports – October 2018

August 2018 (4) South African Law Reports (pp 333 – 658); July [2018] 3 All South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 305); 2018 (7) Butterworths Constitutional Law Reports – […]

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Is the profession ready for the full implementation of the LPA?

Once the Legal Practice Council (LPC) takes over the regulation of the legal profession later this year – when the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 (LPA) is fully implemented […]

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The Legal Practice Council elections underway

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha, has announced the commencement of the nominations for the election of the South African Legal Practice Council (LPC). […]

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The law reports – September 2018

July 2018 (4) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 331); [2018] 2 All South African Law Reports June (pp 597 – 892) This column discusses judgments as and when […]

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Legal Practice Council Rules finally gazetted

As we draw closer to the full implementation date of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 (LPA), the final South African Legal Practice Council Rules made under the authority […]

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A fork in the road: Distinguishing between ‘public’ and ‘private’ roads

By Tim Pearce It is time to put up a ‘stop’ sign and halt the growing misconception that the roads in all private gated community estates are public roads and […]

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The law reports – August 2018

June 2018 (3) South African Law Reports (pp 335 – 661); [2017] 1 All South African Law Reports January (pp 1 – 312); [2018] 2 All South African Law Reports […]

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