July 2020

An LLB degree at 69 proves it is never too late to study

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Military Veteran, Phillip Dhlamini’s lifelong dream of becoming a legal practitioner finally came true when the 69-year-old obtained his LLB degree with the class of 2020 from […]

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The delay of COVID-19 test results and medical misdiagnosis may have legal implications

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Legal practitioner, Mthokozisi Maphumulo, who deals with matters of Association and Litigation at Adams and Adams said that the enormous pressure on South Africa’s (SA’s) frail health […]

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Apply to be on the LSSA arbitrators/mediators’ panel

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) regularly updates its legal practitioner panel of arbitrators, mediators and experts, which is used as its primary source when the […]

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Unemployment Insurance Fund’s COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has published a concise, easy-to-understand guide on the Unemployment Insurance Fund’s COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (UIF/TERS) benefit. The Scheme […]

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Commencement of the Protection of Personal Information Act

By Nomfundo Jele The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA), which seeks to balance the right to privacy against other rights, such as access to information, has […]

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Litigation: Update on Mabunda Inc and Others v RAF case

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) was an amicus in the matter of Mabunda Inc and Others v Road Accident Fund (The Law Society of South […]

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Litigation: Cape Bar Council v Minister of Justice and Correctional Services and Others

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) was the fourth amicus in the matter of the Cape Bar Council v Minister of Justice and Correctional Services and […]

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Elections: Legal Practitioners’ Fidelity Fund Board

By Nomfundo Jele The Legal Practice Council (LPC) has informed practising legal practitioners of the impending elections for the Board of Control of the Legal Practitioners’ Fidelity Fund (LPFF) in […]

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LSSA News update – July 2020

By Nomfundo Jele Conveyancing Fees Guidelines The latest Conveyancing Fees Guidelines in respect of conventional deeds and sectional titles are available on the Law Society of South Africa’s website. These […]

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Young female legal practitioners discuss their challenges at SAWLA webinar

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA) commemorated youth day by hosting a webinar titled ‘Challenges faced by young women lawyers when entering the profession’. In the […]

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