April 2021

Minister Lamola launches a court that seeks to reduce domestic violence issues

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, launched the new Point Branch Family Court in Durban on 26 March 2021. The court is said to be […]

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Northern Cape get its own SIU office

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, officially launched the provincial Special Investigating Unit (SIU) office in Kimberly, on 1 April 2021. At the opening ceremony, […]

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Legal Practitioners Development Fund thankful for the support from the LSSA

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Legal Practitioners Development Fund (the Fund) previously known as the Attorneys Development Fund, has thanked the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) for its continuous support. […]

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Rogue elements undermining equality before the law

By Kgomotso Ramotsho In his Human Rights Day speech on 21 March 2021, Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, said there are still a few rogue elements undermining […]

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Women’s effective actions in combating the pandemic should be noted

By Kgomotso Ramotsho On 8 March 2021, the South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA), held a webinar under the theme ‘Gender Inequalities: Current Realities and Future Possibilities’. The President of […]

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People and Practices – April 2021

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Nicqui Galaktiou Inc in Johannesburg has two promotions. Stowell & Co in Pietermaritzburg has two new appointments. DSC Attorneys in Cape Town has two promotions. Cliffe […]

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Land Bill to ensure stronger judicial oversight over land claims

By Kgomotso Ramotsho On 1 March 2021, the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, and the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Thoko Didiza, held a […]

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Court digitisation – the future is here

At the beginning of 2020, the Gauteng Division and Gauteng Local Division of the High Court, Pretoria and Johannesburg implemented a digital/electronic case management and litigation system, named CaseLines. The […]

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Letters to the editor – April 2021

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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Keep your brand – appoint a registered and credible auditor

Rule 54.20 of the Rules as per ss 95(1), 95(3) and 109(2) of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 (the Rules) requires each legal practice to appoint an auditor […]

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