COVID-19 – latest articles and information for the legal profession

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Article: Date of publication:
Business rescue proceedings – the other side of the coin 1 July 2020
COVID-19: Force majeure and the effect it has on rental contracts 1 July 2020
New legislation – July 2020 1 July 2020
Employee support amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa 1 July 2020
SAWLA reaches out to female prisoners in bid to prevent the spread of COVID-19 5 June 2020
Legal questions brought by COVID-19 1 June 2020
Practical tips for legal practitioners working from home 1 June 2020
How will COVID-19 impact the buying and/or selling of property? 1 June 2020
Government’s response to COVID-19: Has the Bill of Rights been given effect to? 1 June 2020
Should sex workers be classified as essential workers? 1 June 2020
The impact of COVID-19 on the property sector – how does it influence property values and possible litigation? 1 June 2020
Three principal ways COVID-19 will affect South African jurisprudence in bail proceedings 1 June 2020
Faith in the time of lockdown: A Constitutional right to freedom of religion 1 June 2020
New legislation – June 2020 1 June 2020
SCA successfully holds court proceeding via online video platform 20 May 2020
Deputy Minister says the executive, the judiciary and the DOJ should work together to help flatten the curve of COVID-19 19 May 2020
Access to courts will be limited in level 4 of the national state of disaster 18 May 2020
Chief Justice issues directives that will remain in place during the national state of disaster period 12 May 2020
Interpreting contracts: Determining if COVID-19 is covered by force majeure 1 May 2020
Editorial – Level 4: What does this mean for the legal profession? 1 May 2020
BLA requests six to 12 months funding for small law firms affected by the lockdown 1 May 2020
Legal practitioners associations react to Brauckmann AJ’s judgment 1 May 2020
Drafting and execution of wills should be declared an essential service says FISA 1 May 2020
LexisNexis Free Resource Centre 1 May 2020
Does COVID-19 amount to a Force Majeure 24 April 2020
Chief Justice issues directives that will apply in the extended lockdown 22 April 2020
Lockdown will be gradually phased out 21 April 2020
The judiciary accepts President Ramaphosa’s challenge to contribute to the Solidarity Fund established for COVID-19 21 April 2020
Legal practitioners traveling with no proper permits during lockdown may face possible criminal prosecution 17 April 2020
LPC will not issue permits to legal practitioners who are not registered on the roll 14 April 2020
Minister Lamola appoints COVID-19 Designated Judge 9 April 2020
Minister of Justice amends court directives during lockdown period 8 April 2020
JSC postpones interviews for superior courts 3 April 2020
Court dismisses application for man to attend family funeral to curb the spread of COVID-19 2 April 2020
COVID-19 and the possible price gouging effect: Does South Africa have the legislative framework to cope? 1 April 2020
Editorial – South Africa under lockdown 1 April 2020
Employers and COVID-19 30 March 2020
Judiciary outlines measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 at courts 20 March 2020
Risk Alert Bulletin – April 2020 16 March 2020