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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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Fraud syndicates use public data to access their victim’s details

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Fiduciary Institute of Southern Africa (FISA) held its eighth annual conference themed ‘Privacy, protection and disclosure in an online world.’ The conference was held in Johannesburg […]

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Department of Justice supports Wills Week

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) held its annual National Wills Week from 17 to 21 September. Wills Week affords South Africans the opportunity to have […]

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Contemporary challenges facing law clinics

By Stephan van der Merwe The Stellenbosch University Law Clinic (SULC) held a conference in July discussing the contemporary challenges facing South African university law clinics. Before the conference began, […]

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