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Common law defence of reasonable chastisement discussed at Clarks Family Law Conference

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Clarks Attorneys held its sixth Annual Family Law Conference during October 2019 in Johannesburg. The conference featured a variety of speakers who presented on different topics. The […]

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BLA NGM discusses fusion

By Mapula Sedutla The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) held its national general meeting (NGM) in May 2019 in Rustenburg. The well attended meeting was held under the theme: ‘Trust account […]

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Probono.Org celebrate legal practitioners who go the extra mile in doing pro bono work

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Probono.Org held its fifth annual awards ceremony in November 2019 in Johannesburg to honour legal practitioners and law firms who have gone beyond the call of duty […]

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207 magistrate positions to be filled

By Kgomotso Ramotsho In a media statement released in November 2019, the Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services announced that it will be filling 207 magistrate positions. More than half […]

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UP’s Faculty of Law in top 100 world university rankings

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The University of Pretoria’s (UP) Faculty of Law has been ranked 90th in the Times Higher Education’s (THE) 2020 survey of the Top 100 World University Rankings […]

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Judge President Legodi promises fair and fearless judgments at the Mpumalanga Division

By Kgomotso Ramotsho President Cyril Ramaphosa officially opened the Mpumalanga Division of the High Court in Mbombela on 8 November 2019. At the opening, Judge President of the Mpumalanga Division […]

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Ethics and moral fibre of the legal profession discussed at the BLA’s AGM

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) held its 42nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) under the theme ‘Collaborations and Synergies in Building Law Firms to Serve Marginalised Communities’ on […]

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Fifteen judges appointed to various Divisions of the High Court

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Presidency has announced that President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed 15 judges to various Divisions of the High Court to strengthen the administration of justice countrywide. The […]

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BLA Western Cape held a high tea to discuss gender-based violence crimes

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) Western Cape branch held a high tea themed ‘I am not next’ on 26 October in Cape Town. The event was sparked […]

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Female legal practitioners in Mpumalanga celebrated at SAWLA’s annual chairpersons dinner

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA) Mpumalanga branch held its second annual Chairperson’s dinner to celebrate female legal practitioners who passed their Board Examinations and their […]

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