Archive 2020

SAWLA outraged at controversial Clicks advert

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA) have expressed their outrage at retail store, Clicks, after an advert was published labelling a Black woman’s hair as ‘dry […]

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Dealing with mental health during COVID-19

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) hosted a Mental Health and Wellness webinar on 27 August. The webinar comes after the organisation realised the impact COVID-19 […]

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NADEL discusses the impact of COVID-19 on female legal practitioners

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) hosted a webinar on 15 August under the theme: ‘Socio-economic impact of COVID-19 on the legal profession, are women disproportionately […]

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Women on the road of feminism and creating a just society

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA) celebrated National Women’s Day on 8 August with a virtual gathering. The theme of the event was: ‘Gender equality is […]

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Available virtual conferencing options

On 15 August President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa will be moving to Alert Level 2 of the COVID-19 Risk Adjusted Strategy, which meant that restrictions will be relaxed […]

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Letters to the editor – September 2020

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 their identities […]

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People and practices – September 2020

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Obituary The Lebala family regret to announce the death of advocate Simmy Lebala, SC on 15 August. At the time of his death Mr Lebala had […]

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Legal practice management during and beyond COVID-19

The world is currently facing a huge challenge in the form of the COVID-19 pandemic. This situation presents many challenges and uncertainties, as well as new opportunities for businesses. It […]

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The certainty of legal technology in South African legal practice

The year 2020 will forever be remembered as representing the epitome of uncertainty and extraordinary times, and has seen the rapid market integration of legal technology across various industries, including […]

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Mental health and the workplace: The role of the employer

Mental health has been an issue that has been of concern for some time now, but since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic around the globe, attention to this issue […]

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