January/February 2020

SADC LA ACGM: Supporting strong institutions for equal access to justice for all

By Mapula Sedutla The 20th Southern African Development Community Lawyers Association (SADC LA) annual conference and general meeting (ACGM) was held in Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls in August 2019 under the […]

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NADEL to host International Association of Democratic Lawyers congress in South Africa

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The President of the National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) and the Law Society of South Africa, Mvuzo Notyesi, together with the President of the Southern African […]

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WOZA calling for 2020 award nominations submissions

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Women in Law Awards (WOZA) released a statement stating that the nomination process for the 2020 WOZA is open. The WOZA are the first awards programme […]

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People and practices – January/February 2020

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Fasken in Johannesburg has promoted Jesicca Rajpal as a partner in the litigation department, she specialises in construction law and commercial litigation. All People and practices submissions […]

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CaseLines: Electronic case management system implemented

As we enter a new decade, the Gauteng Division of the High Court, Pretoria and Johannesburg has made technological advances by implementing a digital/electronic case management and litigation system, named […]

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Letters to the editor – January/February 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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Seen on social media – January/February 2020

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2020 (Jan/Feb) DR 5.

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Challenges and opportunities for the legal profession

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and LexisNexis published a report titled ‘Attorneys’ Profession in South Africa 2016 Review’ (see www.lssa.org.za). Legal practitioners, domestically and globally, are faced with […]

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Decrypting the classification of cryptocurrency around the world

  Cryptocurrencies are currently being experimented with in multiple commercial disciplines and being used for trading to alternative payment methods. The question many governments face at this point is how […]

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NHI and the inequalities of coverage for asylum seekers and illegal foreigners

The National Health Insurance Bill B11 of 2019 (the Bill) has garnered considerable comments, questions and, views from laypeople and legal commentators alike. The overarching concerns surrounding the Bill involves […]

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