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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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Jurisdiction of the Labour Court – the conundrum continues

On 4 March, the Labour Court (LC) delivered a seminal judgment in the matter between Vodacom (Pty) Ltd and Others v National Association of South African Workers and Another (LC) […]

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The law reports – October 2019

August [2019] 3 All South African Law Reports (pp 321 – 672); 2019 (8) Butterworths Constitutional Law Reports (pp 919 – 1047) This column discusses judgments as and when they […]

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