Archive 2016

Vicarious liability of employer for employee’s frolic: More clarity on detour cases

Minister of Safety and Security v Morudu and Others 2016 (1) SACR 68 (SCA) By Siyabonga Sibisi It is trite in law that an employer is vicariously liable for the […]

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New legislation

Legislation published from 2 – 30 September 2016 Selected list of delegated legislation Children’s Act 38 of 2005 Amendment of regulations relating to children. GN978 GG40243/2-9-2016. Financial Markets Act 19 […]

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Employment law update

Can a co-respondent file an answering affidavit in which it seeks the same relief as the applicant and raises facts and allegations that support the applicant’s claim? In Kruger and […]

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Recent articles and research

By Meryl Federl Accessing articles from publishers For LexisNexis articles contact: customercare@lexisnexis.co.za for the publication details. For individual journal articles pricing and orders from Juta contact Michelle Govender at mgovender@juta.co.za. […]

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Candidate attorneys finding the first rung on the corporate ladder

By Matthew Schoonraad The prerequisites to becoming a proficient director at an upmarket corporate law firm usually includes years of experience as an associate, time spent in court or at […]

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LPC: What practitioners stand to lose?

As the National Forum on the Legal Profession continues to work earnestly on its mandated functions, and as the profession moves closer to the formation of the Legal Practice Council […]

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Transformation – the continuing debate

By Mapula Thebe The South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA) held its annual general meeting (AGM) in August. The main topic discussed was transformation of the legal profession. Director of […]

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Separation of power defines ethical boundries between South Africa’s law makers

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Former President of South Africa, Kgalema Motlanthe, spoke at the 74th Johannesburg Attorneys Association annual general meeting (AGM) on 7 September, at the Sunnyside Park Hotel, in […]

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BLA SC Women Empowerment Summit

By Kgomotso Ramotsho President of Black Lawyers Association Student Chapter (BLA SC), Edmund Ramaholi, said the student chapter is looking up to the mother body (Black Lawyers Association (BLA)) to […]

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Pro bono legal practitioners acknowledged

By Kgomotso Ramotsho ProBono.Org held their third annual pro bono awards ceremony, on 6 September at Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg. Master of ceremonies, columnist at the Daily Maverick, freelance radio […]

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