Archive 2015

A guide to the Protection of Personal Information Act

By Elizabeth de Stadler and Paul Esselaar Cape Town: Juta (2015) 1st edition Price: R 250 (incl VAT) 178 pages (soft cover) In the last years of the 20th century, […]

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Legal Practice Act: What’s happening now?

Since the enactment of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 in September 2014, reasonable progress has been made. To recapitulate, the organised legal profession has entered the transitional phase […]

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Letters to the editor

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 […]

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Constitutional rights education on the spotlight at national colloquium

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development in partnership with the Foundation for Human Rights held a two-day national colloquium on constitutional education and awareness. The colloquium […]

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Project to address gender transformation of the legal profession launched

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) has launched a research project focused on gender transformation of the legal profession. The project was launched in Cape Town […]

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The plight of human rights defenders

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Foundation for Socio-Economic Justice, the International Commission of Jurists, the Lawyers for Human Rights and a number of other organisations hosted a welcome back dinner for […]

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Justice Department on target with establishment of sexual offences courts

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha, officially opened the Schweizer-Reneke Sexual Offences Court in the North West province on 22 July. The opening of […]

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Communications Minister’s legal adviser in good standing

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Law Society of the Northern Provinces (LSNP) has issued a press release stating its concern regarding media reports suggesting that Communications Minister Faith Muthambi’s legal adviser, […]

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2015 annual general meetings

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The six constituent members of the Law Society of South Africa will have their annual general meetings on the following dates: Province Date Venue Contact person KwaZulu-Natal […]

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People and practices

  Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Hogan Lovells in Johannesburg has four new appointments.                                   […]

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