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Challenges and successes of the competition practice

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Competition Law Committee of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces held its last Annual Gala Breakfast in October 2018 in Johannesburg. The gala breakfast was […]

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Possibilities and challenges of international arbitration

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Werksmans Attorneys together with McDermott Will and Emery and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) jointly hosted the International Arbitration Seminar in October 2018 in Johannesburg. Director […]

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South Africa’s regulatory environment for mining discussed at a seminar

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Herbert Smith Freehills and Pinheiro Neto Advogados hosted a seminar titled ‘Investing in Mining and Infrastructure Projects in South Africa (SA) and Brazil: A Comparative Discussion,’ in […]

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Legal Practice Council calls for nominations of Provincial Council members

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Legal Practice Council (LPC) has called on all practising legal practitioners to nominate members for the Provincial Council (PC). The PC notice is given in terms […]

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The legal profession should tackle the issue of high legal fees

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Law Society of the Northern Provinces (LSNP) held its last annual general meeting (AGM) on 29 September in Johannesburg. Keynote speaker Deputy Judge President of the […]

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Young legal practitioners want to have roles in legal structures

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Cape Law Society (CLS) held its last annual general meeting (AGM) in Cape Town in October. National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) member and attorney at […]

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Women’s contribution to the legal profession is appreciated

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA) Mpumalanga branch hosted a dinner in Mbombela to celebrate female legal practitioners who passed their Board Examinations and who have […]

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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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