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Parenting plan workshop held in Pretoria

By Marici Corneli Parenting plans were introduced by the Children’s Act 38 of 2005 (the Act) in order to set out the rights and duties of parents, most notably during […]

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Why your IDR user experience is important in designing IDR reforms

By Matthew Coghlan and Aziah Hussin Whether we are talking about arbitration, mediation or litigation, it seems that international dispute resolution (IDR) systems are evolving rapidly. Think of the recent […]

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2018 prize winners for best articles in De Rebus

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Pretoria legal practitioner, Gert Nel, has won the LexisNexis prize for the best article published in De Rebus by a practising legal practitioner. Mr Nel’s article ‘Decoding […]

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Spoor & Fisher wins at the Managing Intellectual Property EMEA Awards

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Intellectual property law firm Spoor & Fisher walked away with the Africa Firm of the Year 2019 and South Africa Firm of the Year 2019 awards at […]

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Business rescue discussed at Werksmans seminar

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Werksmans Attorneys held a Business Rescue Seminar on 14 March in Johannesburg. Facilitator of the discussion, Director and Head of Insolvency, Business Rescue and Restructuring Practice at […]

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Women in Law Awards officially launched

  By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Women in Law Awards (WOZA) was officially launched in Cape Town on 28 February. According to a press statement released by WOZA, the awards are […]

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LPC releases the results of the provincial council elections

  By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Legal Practice Council (LPC) has concluded and released the results of the provincial councils’ elections, which took place from 29 January to 15 March. In […]

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ADF Task Team takes over investigations and legal proceeding after misappropriation of funds

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Board members of the Attorneys Development Fund (ADF) resigned from the board on 1 March at the ADF’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Johannesburg. Former Chairperson […]

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Legal Practitioners must be advocates of alternative dispute resolution

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Companies Tribunal (the Tribunal) in partnership with the Mandela Institute hosted an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Seminar in Johannesburg on 27 February. Part-time member of the […]

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ADF launches a law hub

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Attorneys Development Fund (ADF), launched its first law hub on 26 February in Johannesburg. Former Chairperson of the ADF, Nomahlubi Khwinana, said the ADF’s plans to […]

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