Archive 2014

Electronic delivery of communications to taxpayers: Is SARS toeing the line?

By Alan Lewis Many taxpayers would have received an sms informing them that the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has issued an assessment on them, or that it has issued […]

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The meaning of debt for actions against organs of state

By Vhelaphi Peter Muthevhuli In terms of s 1(1) of the Institution of Legal Proceedings Against Certain Organs of State Act 40 of 2002 (the Act) a ‘debt’ means ‘any […]

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LEAD launches pilot workshop on writing for the media and law journals

By Barbara Whittle There is a growing need for attorneys to make valuable input to and address current issues in practice, and to contribute information to the public through the […]

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LEAD launches course for women lawyers in leadership

By Barbara Whittle ‘The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) strongly supports the view that more women should take up leadership positions in the legal profession,’ says LSSA Chief Executive […]

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Tshepo Shabangu to represent LSSA at IBA

By Barbara Whittle Pretoria attorney Tshepo Shabangu will represent the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) on the council of the International Bar Association (IBA). Ms Shabangu is a partner […]

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LSSA calls for representation for attorneys and advocates on new Legal Aid South Africa Board

By Barbara Whittle Earlier this year, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) made comments on the Legal Aid Bill and the Attorneys Amendment Bill. Both Bills were debated by […]

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LSSA raises grave concern about scurrilous attacks on Public Protector and Judge Masipa

By Barbara Whittle In September, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) raised its serious concern about the unwarranted, scurrilous and personal attacks on the Public protector, advocate Thuli Madonsela, […]

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Errata

In 2014 (Sept) DR 34, the author of ‘Business Rescue: The position of secured creditors’, Dominique Wesso, was said to be a candidate attorney at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr in Johannesburg. […]

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SADC LA AGM

By Barbara Whittle At its annual general meeting following the conference in Zimbabe, the SADC Lawyers Association (SADC LA) adopted draft SADC Minimum Standard Guidelines for the Treatment and Management […]

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SADC lawyers urged to monitor accountability, transparency and implementation Chissano: Africa not short of ideas; but a serious problem with implementation

By Barbara Whittle Opening the 15th conference of the SADC Lawyers Association (SADC LA) at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe in August, the outgoing President of the SADC LA, Zambian lawyer Kondwa […]

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