Issues

Common law defence of reasonable chastisement discussed at Clarks Family Law Conference

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Clarks Attorneys held its sixth Annual Family Law Conference during October 2019 in Johannesburg. The conference featured a variety of speakers who presented on different topics. The […]

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BLA NGM discusses fusion

By Mapula Sedutla The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) held its national general meeting (NGM) in May 2019 in Rustenburg. The well attended meeting was held under the theme: ‘Trust account […]

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Probono.Org celebrate legal practitioners who go the extra mile in doing pro bono work

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Probono.Org held its fifth annual awards ceremony in November 2019 in Johannesburg to honour legal practitioners and law firms who have gone beyond the call of duty […]

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207 magistrate positions to be filled

By Kgomotso Ramotsho In a media statement released in November 2019, the Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services announced that it will be filling 207 magistrate positions. More than half […]

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UP’s Faculty of Law in top 100 world university rankings

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The University of Pretoria’s (UP) Faculty of Law has been ranked 90th in the Times Higher Education’s (THE) 2020 survey of the Top 100 World University Rankings […]

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Judge President Legodi promises fair and fearless judgments at the Mpumalanga Division

By Kgomotso Ramotsho President Cyril Ramaphosa officially opened the Mpumalanga Division of the High Court in Mbombela on 8 November 2019. At the opening, Judge President of the Mpumalanga Division […]

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Ethics and moral fibre of the legal profession discussed at the BLA’s AGM

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) held its 42nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) under the theme ‘Collaborations and Synergies in Building Law Firms to Serve Marginalised Communities’ on […]

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LSSA News update – December 2019

By Nomfundo Jele Fidelity Fund Certificate portal live The Fidelity Fund Certificate (FFC) application portal is now live. Legal practitioners can apply for their 2020 FFCs on this link: https://ffc.fidfund.co.za/login/ […]

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LSSA concerned about unreasonable and unfair increased costs imposed on legal practitioners by regulatory bodies

By Nomfundo Jele In early November the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) issued a press release voicing its concern about the proposed prescribed fees on legal practitioners by regulatory […]

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LSSA welcomes first LSSA Provincial Attorneys Association

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) is delighted to formally welcome the first LSSA Provincial Attorneys Association to its ranks. The President of the LSSA, Mvuzo […]

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