Archive 2015

NADEL holds gender transformation dialogue session in Gauteng

By Kathleen Kriel The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) Gauteng Branch held a dialogue session and panel discussion on gender transformation within the legal profession at the offices of […]

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The transformation debate: LSSA to host summit on briefing patterns

Compiled by Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) announced last month that it, together with the Black Lawyers Association (BLA) and the National Association of Democratic Lawyers […]

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People and practices

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Gildenhuys Malatji in Pretoria has promotions and new appointments. Erin Carlson has been appointed as an associate in the commercial litigation and public law department. Kanabo […]

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Effective supervision in your legal practice

By Ann Bertelsmann Who should read this article? Anyone in a legal practice, who is either responsible for supervising staff or who is being supervised. By now it is surely […]

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Trustees: Do these seven things diligently

By Sisteen Geyser A practical approach to trusteeship In light of the recent Davis Tax Committee’s first interim report on estate duty and the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill 2015, […]

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Use of internet based technologies in legal practice

  Law Society of South Africa guidelines This guideline has been compiled to provide background information and to serve as a tool to assist attorneys in South Africa (SA). The […]

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Running through the maze of tax consequences for corporate restructuring

By Albertus Marais Attorneys are often requested to assist with corporate restructures. A multitude of considerations then arise, specifically those linked to company law (including the necessary company secretarial work […]

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The role of the mediator: Umpire or interrogator?

By Michael Crystal and Shelly Mackay-Davidson Mediation has been a valuable tool for several years in the resolution of disputes in the family law and commercial law arenas. The court […]

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Does a non-member spouse have a claim on pension interest?

By Merike Pienaar Section 7(7)(a) of the Divorce Act 70 of 1979 (the Act) stipulates that a pension interest of any party to a divorce action shall be deemed to […]

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The law reports

October 2015 (5) South African Law Reports (pp 317 – 629); [2015] 3 All South African Law Reports September no 1 (pp 523 – 664) and no 2 (pp 665 […]

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