Archive 2013

Lawyers against Abuse holds annual auction

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Lawyers against Abuse (LvA) held its second annual art auction in September. The artworks and photographs that were auctioned off were donated by various collectors, as […]

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Labour law seminar

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele South African labour law writer, John Grogan speaking at the annual Juta labour law seminar held recently. Mr Grogan said that an employment contract and what it […]

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Name change announcement

The Independent Association of Advocates of South Africa has changed its name to the National Bar Council of South Africa (NBCSA). The chairperson of the NBCSA, Mark Hawyes told De […]

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Forum for candidate attorneys launched

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Candidates, a recently formed forum for candidate attorneys, was launched in Johannesburg on 2 October. The inaugural meeting and launch was addressed by the Deputy Public […]

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Income tax appeal hearings chairpersons appointed

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, has appointed and reappointed a number of attorneys and advocates as chairpersons of the tax board for the hearing of income […]

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Fiduciary experts discuss wills, estate planning, trusts and deceased estates

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Fiduciary Institute of Southern Africa (FISA) held its third annual conference on 19 September in Midrand where fiduciary practitioners and academics discussed issues in the fiduciary […]

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Erratum

The correct URL in the article, ‘Free online legislation project launched’ (2013 (Oct) DR 19), is http://www.lawsofsouthafrica.up.ac.za/ This article was first published in De Rebus in 2013 (Nov) DR 8.

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Spotlight on the rights of unmarried fathers

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele McLarens Attorneys held a seminar on the rights of unmarried fathers in September 2013. The seminar was co-hosted by candidate attorney Nuno Palmeira and law firm founder […]

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SCA overturns High Court CCMA representation judgment

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Supreme Court of Appeal has overturned a judgment by the North Gauteng High Court that found the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration’s (CCMA’s) rule that […]

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A crucial transition

By Mapula Sedutla –  acting editor As 2013 draws to an end most legal practitioners will be questioning if, in fact, the Legal Practice Bill will be enacted before the […]

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