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LPA changes: The new normal

2018 was an eventful year, the enactment of more sections of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 (LPA) that will change the landscape of the legal profession for years […]

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The law reports – December 2018

October 2018 (5) South African Law Reports (pp 323 – 660); September [2018] 3 All South African Law Reports (pp 409 – 743); 2018 (8) Butterworths Constitutional Law Reports – […]

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The independence of the judiciary is indispensable

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Delivering the Judiciary Annual Report for 2017/2018, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, noted that the independence of the judiciary is important and indispensable. The historic event took place […]

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Executive committee for the LPC elected

By Kgomotso Ramotsho On 31 October, 23 members of the Legal Practice Council (LPC) elected the Executive Committee of the LPC in Pretoria. This comes after President Cyril Ramaphosa on […]

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A response to the editor on the implementation of the LPA

In the editorial ‘Is the profession ready for the implementation of the LPA’ 2018 (July) DR 3, reference was made to several tasks (before the full enactment of the Legal […]

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The law reports – November 2018

September 2018 (5) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 322); [2018] 3 All South African Law Reports July (pp 1 – 305); [2018] 3 All South African Law Reports […]

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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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