De Rebus, the South African Attorneys’ Journal, is published monthly by the Law Society of South Africa. It is sent free of charge to all practising attorneys and candidate attorneys courtesy of the Attorneys Fidelity Fund. The current circulation is 25 800. De Rebus is available in print and online formats.

De Rebus
 in digital format

De Rebus has an exact replica of the print version and is available free of charge to any interested reader. Readers receive notice of the digital edition some two weeks before the print version.

View the searchable De Rebus web archives.

To receive Digital newsletters and information, e-mail kathleen@derebus.org.za

De Rebus
in hard copy

  • If you are a practicing attorney and you are registered as such by your provincial law society, please contact Gail Mason who coordinates the LSSA database and Gail will ensure that you receive further issues. Her telephone number is: (012) 441 4629 or you can e-mail her at: gail@lssalead.org.za
  • If you are not a practicing attorney, please complete the subscription form and e-mail it to: David@lssa.org.za

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Would you like to write for De Rebus?

De Rebus welcomes article contributions in all 11 official languages, especially from legal practitioners. Practitioners and others who wish to submit feature articles, practice notes, case notes, opinion pieces and letters can e-mail their contributions to derebus@derebus.org.za

The decision on whether to publish a particular submission is that of the De Rebus Editorial Committee, whose decision is final. In general, contributions should be useful or of interest to practising attorneys and must be original and not published elsewhere. Click here to access the ‘Guidelines for Articles in De Rebus’.

In addition, articles written by practising attorneys qualify for entry into our annual LexisNexis Prize for Legal Practitioners competition, while those written by candidate attorneys qualify for consideration for the Juta Law Prize for Candidate Attorneys.