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Legal practitioners win at the South African Professional Services Awards

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Like many organisations that had to cancel or postpone their gatherings, the South African Professional Services Awards (SAPSA) sponsored by Sanlam and W. Consulting, could not host […]

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SAWLA speaks out on gender-based violence

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA), is calling on authorities to double its efforts on the rampant scourge against gender-based violence. In a press statement released […]

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Criminal justice needs to be redefined to fight gender-based violence

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, was invited to speak at the first virtual, fifth annual Tsietsi Mashinini Memorial Lecture that was held on 18 […]

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Leadership academy to help female legal practitioners thrive in the profession

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The founders of Women in Law Awards (WOZA), Rehana Khan Parker and Asha Singhania have teamed up with Laura Morwesi Dlepu to form the Women in Law […]

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Minister Lamola welcomes steps taken by the National Assembly to pass two Amendment Bills

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Department of Justice and Correctional Services issued a statement that, Minister Ronald Lamola, has welcomed the progressive steps taken by the National Assembly of Parliament to […]

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Constitutional Court Justice Johan Froneman retires

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Constitutional Court Judge, Johan Froneman has retired after a 26-year judicial career. In a statement released by the Office of the Chief Justice it stated that Justice […]

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Three new appointments to the NPA

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The presidency issued a statement that President Cyril Ramaphosa has made three new appointments to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA). Advocate, Ouma Rasethaba will serve as Deputy […]

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SAWLA reaches out to female prisoners in bid to prevent the spread of COVID-19

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Members of the South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA) have donated 629 goody bags, consisting of face masks, sanitary pads and hand sanitisers to some female prisoners […]

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BLA requests Minister Lamola to exercise constitutional powers in the appointment of acting judges to High Courts

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) has requested Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, to exercise his constitutional powers in respect of the appointment of acting […]

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SCA successfully holds court proceeding via online video platform

By Kgomotso Ramotsho SCA successfully holds court proceeding via online video platformSCA successfully holds court proceeding via online video platform In the matter of Roux NO and Others v Botha […]

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