Issues

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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Realistic timelines needed for the full implementation of the LPA

In the September guest editorial (‘Is the profession ready for the full implementation of the LPA’ (2018 (Sept) DR 3)), I expressed the view that if the first Legal Practice […]

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Letters to the editor – October 2018

PO Box 36626, Menlo Park 0102 Docex 82, Pretoria E-mail: derebus@derebus.org.za Fax: (012) 362 0969 Letters are not published under noms de plume. However, letters from practising attorneys who make their identities […]

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SADC LA promotes rule of law and protects human rights

By Mapula Sedutla The Southern African Development Community Lawyers Association (SADC LA) held its 19th elective annual general meeting (AGM) and conference from 15 to 17 August in Maputo, Mozambique. […]

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#BeyondBilling – promoting pro bono in the SADC region

On 15 August, the Southern African Development Community Lawyers’ Association (SADC LA) held a Pro Bono Forum in Maputo, Mozambique. The Forum was attended by lawyers, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and […]

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People and practices – October 2018

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Garlicke & Bousfield Inc in Durban has appointed Chuma Vabaza as a director in the employment law department. Abrahams & Gross in Cape Town has promoted […]

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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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