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Minister Lamola renames Justice College in honour of Ambassador Brigitte Mabandla

The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, relaunched the newly renamed and refurbished, Brigitte Mabandla Justice College in Pretoria on 24 May 2024. During his speech, Mr Lamola […]

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The LPDF is waiting for your loan application for office resources funding

If you are a legal practitioner in need of a financial boost towards your office resources, the Legal Practitioners Development Fund (LPDF) is waiting for your application. The LPDF is […]

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Alliance Charter committed to providing excellence in best process of private dispute resolution

The Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (AFSA) hosted the Johannesburg Arbitration Week (JAW) at the Sandton Convention Centre in April 2024. The three-day event included a variety of exciting and […]

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International court representation gap for African women

The Institute for African Women in Law (IAWL) published the IAWL Gender Scorecard 2024 looking at international courts and tribunals, focusing on African women. According to the IAWL the gender […]

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Pro Bono Awards acknowledge the volunteer work of the legal profession

  By Margaret Fish ProBono.Org exists to ensure that those who cannot afford the services of the legal profession are able to receive free legal assistance through its clearing house […]

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Chief Justice Zondo tells delegates that the judiciary has promoted and protected human rights

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development hosted a National Conference on Human Rights in South Africa in Gauteng under the theme ‘Three Decades of Respect for and Promotion of […]

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Vance Center’s mentorship programme aims to advance young female legal practitioners in the workplace

Mentors and mentees of the Vance Center mentorship programme gathered for an evening of celebration as mentees were awarded with plaques for their contribution in the Advancing Women in the […]

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The role of law clinics needs to be intensified

  On 7 February 2024, practising legal practitioner and academic, Daven Dass, was appointed as President of the South African University Law Clinics Association (SAULCA). He is a senior lecturer […]

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Dr James Clark: Passionate about his craft as a legal practitioner and a lecturer

  The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) is mourning the passing of one of its long time Legal Education and Development (LEAD) lecturer and legal practitioner, Dr James Clark. […]

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A tribute to Professor Duard Kleyn – mentor, colleague, and friend

By Professor Mzukisi Njotini The South African Law Deans’ Association (SALDA) has learnt with shock and sadness of the untimely passing of one of the finest academic giants and scholars […]

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