Archive 2015

LSSA concern at Health Minister’s plans for dealing with medical negligence victims

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) is seeking a meeting with Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, so as to make a contribution to the discussion […]

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Mabunda and Scott elected as LSSA Co-chairpersons

By Barbara Whittle Johannesburg attorney and Black Lawyers Association (BLA) President, Busani Mabunda, and Pietermaritzburg attorney, Richard Scott, were elected as Co-chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) […]

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Election observation mission to Lesotho

By Chantelle de Sousa  The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) is made up of Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, […]

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New car seat law effective 1 May

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele Parents who do not strap their children under the age of three into a car seat will, from 1 May, be issued with a traffic fine. This […]

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Irish ambassador visits LEAD

By Kathleen Kriel The Law Society of South Africa’s Legal Education and Development (LEAD) division received a visit by the Irish ambassador, Liam MacGabhann on 16 April. The visit coincides […]

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New premises for the Attorneys Fidelity Fund

By Mapula Thebe  The Attorneys Fidelity Fund (AFF) officially opened its building in Centurion on 25 March. The keynote address was delivered by Judge President of the Gauteng Division of […]

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2014 prize winners for best articles published in De Rebus

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele Polokwane attorney, Magdeleen de Klerk (48) has won the 2014 LexisNexis Prize for Legal Practitioners for the best article by a practising attorney published in De Rebus. […]

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First meeting of the National Forum of the Legal Practice Act

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele Johannesburg advocate Kgomotso Moroka SC and Port Elizabeth attorney and former Cochairperson of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and president of the National Association of […]

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Human rights, ICT and fees discussed on second day of AGM

By Mapula Thebe On 21 March, Human Rights Day, the first speaker of the 17th annual general meeting (AGM) of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) former United Nations […]

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Archie Gumede: One of the stars in the struggle for human rights

By Mapula Thebe Former Minister of Finance and Minister in the Presidency, Trevor Manuel delivered the Archie Gumede Lecture at a dinner in Durban as part of the Law Society […]

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