Archive 2016

National Schools Moot Court Competition: Opportunity for learners to understand the Constitution

By Kgomotso Ramotsho On 9 October learners, Thembinkosi Msiza (17), Surprise Mahlangu (17) from Gauteng and Aviwe Vilane (16) and Emihle Majikija from KwaZulu-Natal were crowned champions at the sixth […]

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LSSA speaks out against withdrawal from ICC; welcomes withdrawal of charges against Finance Minister and release of State of Capture report

Compiled by Barbara Whittle At the end of October and early in November 2016, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) spoke out publically against the government’s decision to withdraw […]

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LSSA recognises service to the profession by former council members

Compiled by Barbara Whittle The council of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) resolved earlier this year to present certificates to council members who had served on council and […]

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People and practices

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed New boutique law firm Nicqui Galaktiou Inc in Bryanston has new appointments and promotions.                   Bowmans in Johannesburg […]

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Susceptible to scams?

By the Risk Management Unit of the Attorneys Fidelity Fund Running a business opens one to susceptibility to fraudsters who are continuously looking for new ways to make money. Scams […]

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Reckless credit – both sides of the story

By Kris Harmse One of the purposes of the National Credit Act 34 of 2005 (as amended) (the Act) as set out in its preamble, is ‘to promote responsible credit […]

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No more delays on criminal trials

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The office of the Judge President Gauteng Division of the High Courts of South Africa, released a new Practice Note that intends to remove unnecessary delays in […]

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Zoning matters: A ‘SPLUMA’ score-card one year on

By Peter Murray Planning law shapes and determines our daily activities in important and pervasive ways. The buildings in which we work and live; the roads on which we drive; […]

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Appraisal rights and protection of minority shareholders

By Basil Mashabane The purpose of this article is to briefly introduce a discussion around appraisal rights, their history and background, how they find application under our Companies Act 71 […]

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Creating trusts – what should your client know?

By Edrick Roux and Bindiya Desai When performing any given task, using the right tool for the job will make the task significantly easier to accomplish and will also ensure […]

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