Archive 2019

If Sars fails, democracy fails

By Kgomotso Ramotsho South African Revenue Service (Sars) Commissioner, Edward Kieswetter, said the success of Sars is integrally linked to the well-being of South Africa’s democracy and if Sars fails, […]

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The judiciary should be left to do its work

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Gauteng Attorneys Association (GAA) held its annual general meeting on 29 August in Johannesburg. Guest speaker retired Judge, Kathy Satchwell, spoke about separation of powers. Judge […]

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Decent work discussed at the labour law conference

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The 32nd Annual Labour Law conference was held in Johannesburg on 22 and 23 August under the theme: ‘Partnering for decent work’. Delegates were presented with a […]

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Justice Edwin Cameron retires from the Constitutional Court

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Constitutional Court (CC) held a special session to mark the retirement of Justice Edwin Cameron on 20 August after being a judge in the CC for […]

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Legal Aid SA strike over employee benefits suspended

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Legal Aid South Africa (Legal Aid SA) welcomed the news of the suspension of the strike by its employees, as the impact on the functioning of the […]

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Law Society welcomes president’s withdrawal of SA’s signature on SADC 2014 Protocol

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has welcomed the decision by President Cyril Ramaphosa to withdraw South Africa’s signature from the 2014 Protocol on the Tribunal […]

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Apex court dismisses Proxi Smart’s leave to appeal application with costs

By Nomfundo Jele The Constitutional Court (CC) has dismissed the application for leave to appeal in the matter of Proxi Smart Services (Pty) Ltd v Law Society of South Africa […]

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Minister Lamola visits candidate legal practitioners at LEAD

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, visited the Law Society of South Africa’s Legal Education and Development (LEAD) division on 19 August in Pretoria. Mr […]

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Conveyancing examination update: LSSA launches pilot project for Conveyancing Mentorship Programme

Following the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) Conveyancing Task Team’s recent recommendations for interventions to address the apparent high failure rate in conveyancing examinations, the LSSA has launched a […]

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People and practices – September 2019

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Rajaram Mvulane Attorneys have recently opened in Morningside, Durban. The firm is led by Arisha Rajaram and Nozipho Sybil Mvulane. They specialise in labour law, property […]

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