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The legal profession should tackle the issue of high legal fees

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Law Society of the Northern Provinces (LSNP) held its last annual general meeting (AGM) on 29 September in Johannesburg. Keynote speaker Deputy Judge President of the […]

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Young legal practitioners want to have roles in legal structures

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Cape Law Society (CLS) held its last annual general meeting (AGM) in Cape Town in October. National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) member and attorney at […]

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Women’s contribution to the legal profession is appreciated

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA) Mpumalanga branch hosted a dinner in Mbombela to celebrate female legal practitioners who passed their Board Examinations and who have […]

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The importance of pro bono work during the freedom struggle

By Kgomotso Ramotsho   ProBono.Org in collaboration with the Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted a dialogue on 11 October in Johannesburg. The dialogue was hosted to mark the centenary of the […]

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The independence of the judiciary is indispensable

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Delivering the Judiciary Annual Report for 2017/2018, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, noted that the independence of the judiciary is important and indispensable. The historic event took place […]

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Executive committee for the LPC elected

By Kgomotso Ramotsho On 31 October, 23 members of the Legal Practice Council (LPC) elected the Executive Committee of the LPC in Pretoria. This comes after President Cyril Ramaphosa on […]

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BRICS Legal Forum – uniting against separatism

By Claire Kotze   The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) hosted the fifth BRICS Legal Forum in Cape Town in August. Leaders and members of the LSSA, the Brazilian […]

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BRICS Legal Forum: An opportunity for legal cooperation through unity and diversity

By Mapula Sedutla The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) hosted the fifth BRICS Legal Forum conference, which was held in August in Cape Town. The conference was a melting […]

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High litigation costs deprive the poor access to justice

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Deputy Judge President of the Local Division of the High Court in Johannesburg, Phineas Mojapelo, said the cost of litigation is depriving the poor from access to […]

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South Africa needs a tax system that represent taxpayers

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The 2018 Tax Indaba was held from 10 to 14 September in Johannesburg. Keynote speaker and former Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene, said tax revenue is critical […]

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