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Free State Law Society Council announced

For the full article about the AGM see ‘National unified body for the Legal Profession discussed at FSLS AGM’ 2017 (Dec) DR 13. This article was first published in De […]

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Prevention and combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill approved

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development announced that on 14 March Cabinet approved the Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill (the Bill). […]

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De Rebus editorial committee bids farewell to Lutendo Sigogo

By Kgomotso Ramotsho After serving for three years on the De Rebus Editorial Committee (EC), Black Lawyers Association President, Lutendo Sigogo’s term has come to an end. Mr Sigogo’s last […]

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Traditional Courts Bill raises concerns

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services (the committee) expressed concerns regarding the time it took to draft the current version of the Traditional Courts Bill […]

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Law graduate became a petrol attendant to complete his studies

By Kgomotso Ramotsho University of Johannesburg (UJ) graduate and candidate legal practitioner, Tsatseng Rantsho’s dream came true when he was awarded a bursary to study law after he matriculated. He […]

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BLA elects NEC

By Mapula Sedutla The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) reconvened the Elective Special General Meeting on 3 March in Durban. The special meeting was held to complete the adjourned Elective Annual […]

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Uniformed PVT discussed at Legal Education Conference

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) in collaboration with Monash South Africa, hosted a conference on 1 and 2 March in Johannesburg, under the theme ‘From […]

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Minister Masutha confident in new Sheriffs Board

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha, has appointed new members to the South African Board for Sheriffs. According to the statement released by the […]

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CIPC to re-examine how it approves company names

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Companies Tribunal held a Company Name Disputes seminar on the 16 February in Johannesburg. Among the speakers was the Commissioner of the Companies and Intellectual Property […]

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LSNP AGM: Lawyers should give back to society

By Mapula Sedutla The Law Society of the Northern Provinces (LSNP) held its 125th annual general meeting and conference late last year at Sun City. Speakers at the conference included […]

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