Archive 2016

Sunday Times successfully appealed Press Ombud’s ruling over ‘The tragic tale of a penniless SA millionaire’ article

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Sunday Times newspaper has emerged victorious, after appealing the decision that was taken by the Press Ombudsman, Johan Retief, on an article that was published on […]

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Litigation fund, now available in South Africa

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Individual litigants and law firms can now access litigation funding in South Africa (SA). This comes after the launch by the Jericho Litigation Fund, on 8 September […]

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Taking legal practice into the future

By Kgomotso Ramotsho On 26 and 27 September legal practitioners attended the practice management conference in Midrand. The theme of the conference was ‘Taking your practice into the future’, whereby […]

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First African lawyer to win IBA Pro Bono Award

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Webber Wentzel’s, Odette Geldenhuys, was named the Pro Bono Award 2016 winner, by the International Bar Association (IBA). She is the first lawyer on the African continent […]

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CTCAA holds education day

By Kim Pietersen On 27 August, the Cape Town Candidate Attorneys Association (CTCAA) committee spent its day at Maitland High School with dedicated pupils for its education day. Headed by […]

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Women in Law Dialogue

By Ricardo Wyngaard, Mapula Thebe and Kgomotso Ramotsho Female lawyers gathered for the Women in Law Dialogue in Johannesburg on 26 and 27 August for a rare opportunity to celebrate […]

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Profession adds its voice to concerns over SABC Board

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) issued a press release early last month adding its voice to the calls for an investigation into the fitness of the […]

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Attorneys’ profession offer mediation services in education crisis

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele At its meeting on 29 September the Council of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) expressed serious concern at the developments at tertiary institutions. It resolved to […]

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LSSA Briefing Pattern Action Group forges links with Justice Department, judiciary and SASSETA

By Barbara Whittle Justice Department Director General, Vusi Madonsela, attended a meeting of the Briefing Patterns Action Group, coordinated by the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA), at the end […]

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People and practices

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Herold Gie Attorneys in Cape Town has new appointments and promotions.                               […]

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