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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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LPC election results announced

  By Mapula Sedutla Today, the National Forum on the Legal Profession (NF) announced the elected attorneys and advocates who will form part of the first Legal Practice Council (LPC). […]

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BLA and NADEL announce their nominees for the LPC

A joint press statement by the Black Lawyers Association (BLA) and the National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) states that the announcement by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, […]

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LSSA responds to statements made by ministers

By Kathleen Kriel The Co-chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA), Mvuzo Notyesi and Ettienne Barnard held a media briefing on 21 August in Johannesburg. The purpose of […]

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Judge President Mlambo challenges attorneys to join the fight on fixing the courts at GAA inaugural meeting

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Judge President of the Gauteng Division of the High Court in Pretoria, Dunstan Mlambo, told legal practitioners that they have a better voice when they merge their […]

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The fourth industrial revolution changing the world of work

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The 31st annual Labour Law Conference, themed ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities’ was held in Johannesburg on 16 and 17 August. Acting Judge President of […]

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