August 2022

Youth should be activists of transformation and ask about the Legal Sector Codes

The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) Gauteng Student Chapter held a youth conference, under the theme ‘Transformation of the Legal Profession’ on 25 June 2022 in Johannesburg. In his […]

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Information Regulator intends to draft a guidance note on the interpretation of s 69 of POPIA

The Information Regulator (the Regulator) of South Africa held a media breakfast briefing on 29 June 2022 in Johannesburg. The Chairperson of the Regulator, legal practitioner, Pansy Tlakula, told the […]

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Eradicating the barriers for young lawyers to enter the profession

By Seetswadi Theo Mapheto In commemoration of Youth Day, the Gauteng Executive Committee of the Black Lawyers Association (BLA) held an event in Sandton, Johannesburg on 18 June 2022 under […]

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The advancement of female legal practitioners

The year is 2022, are we any closer to attaining the goal of ensuring that female legal practitioners receive the same opportunities as their male colleagues? The January 2022 statistics […]

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Letters to the editor – August 2022

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 […]

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Happenings at the Property Law Committee meeting

By Lizette Burger The Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA) Property Law Committee (the Committee) met on 7 June 2022 to consider an array of issues pertaining to its field […]

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No funds does not mean no risk

There are many instances in legal practice where legal practitioners are not timeously placed in funds to pursue the matters in which they are instructed to finality. The clients concerned […]

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Removing the sword of Damocles: Do claims for damages from competition law infringements prescribe?

In 2013, 15 construction companies settled allegations of collusive tendering with the Competition Commission (the Commission) in terms of the Commission’s Construction Fast Track Settlement process. These firms admitted to […]

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Amendment versus substitution: Applying s 270 of the Criminal Procedure Act in the interest of justice

  The recent decision from the Limpopo Division High Court in Polokwane in S v Modimolla (LP) (unreported case no 02/2022 A290/2021, 18-2-2022) (Muller J) illustrates both the commitment of […]

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Dealing with the red tape of a dismissal or unfair labour practice dispute within local government

Section 191(1)(a) of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA) is very clear that in the event of a dispute about the fairness of a dismissal or about an […]

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