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Criminal Procedure Act should prioritise victims of crime

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development hosted a three-day National Conference on the Integrated Criminal Justice System and the Review of the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977 (the […]

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Justice Maya and Justice Zondi nominated

President Cyril Ramaphosa has nominated Justice Mandisa Maya for the position of Chief Justice of South Africa (SA) and Justice Dumisani Zondi, as the Deputy President of the Supreme Court […]

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Judge Motha questions legal practitioners on equality

Section 9(2) of the Constitution of South Africa states that: ‘Equality includes the full and equal enjoyment of all rights and freedoms. To promote the achievement of equality, legislative and […]

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LSSA Charity Golf Day – a game for a good cause

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) hosted its first charity golf day on 16 February 2024 in Pretoria. The purpose of the golf day was to raise funds for […]

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The Competition Commission’s Cadet Training Programme: Cultivating talent and bridging gaps

By Selaelo Maraka and Candice Slump The Competition Commission of South Africa (the Commission) is committed to nurturing talent and fostering inclusivity in the highly specialised field of competition law […]

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Magistrate Khoele says legal practitioners should have an interest in each other’s development

The Pretoria Attorneys Association (PAA) held a function for candidate legal practitioners in Pretoria on 22 February 2024, to welcome the legal practitioners starting their journey into the legal profession, […]

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BRICS Legal Forum welcomes the inclusion of new states as proposed by the BRICS Summit 2023

‘The Legal Forum is committed to fostering the Rule of Law in BRICS countries, while supporting the development and growth of our collective societies, which are built on the foundation […]

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Pretoria Attorneys Association Conference on Consolidated Practice Directive 1 of 2024

By Kevin O’Reilly The Pretoria Attorneys Association (PAA) held a Conference on the Gauteng Division Consolidated Practice Directive 1 of 2024 on 16 February 2024. Chairperson of the PAA, Vijayta […]

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Newly elected NEC of the BLA

The newly elected National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Black Lawyers Association was announced on 10 February 2024 in Rustenburg. The NEC elected members are: President: Nkosana Francois Mvundlela. Deputy […]

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The FIC urges high-risk entities to submit all outstanding risk compliance returns

The Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) held a roundtable on 2 February 2024 to reach out to stakeholders in the legal profession to get the message across to designated sectors to […]

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