March 2020

Migrants share challenges they face in SA through a short film

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Universal Rights Association (URA) screened a short film titled ‘In another prison? Migrants in Johannesburg’ on the United Nations’ World Day of Social Justice on 20 February […]

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Judiciary outlines measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 at courts

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng said all courts will continue running amid the COVID-19 crisis. At a media briefing he held together with the Heads of Court in […]

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Law student becomes the youngest to obtain a law doctorate at UP

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The University of Pretoria (UP) is ‘beaming with pride’ after one of its law students, Marko Svicevic, obtained a doctorate in law (LLD) at the age of […]

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr features in the Chambers Global 2020 rankings

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) features in the recently released Chambers Global 2020 rankings. In a statement released by CDH, it stated that the Chambers Global identifies and […]

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NADEL welcomes changes to the Judicial Service Commission

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) have congratulated four members of the Black Lawyers Association (BLA), who have been appointed to the Judicial Services Commission (JSC). […]

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People and practices – March 2020

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Garlicke & Bousfield Inc in La Lucia has four new appointments. Livingston Leandy in Durban has five new appointments. Kim Sebastian-Khan Attorneys, Conveyancers and Notaries Public […]

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Legal Aid SA engages stakeholders on its five-year strategic plan

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Legal Aid South Africa (Legal Aid SA), held a strategic plan meeting for 2020 – 2025 stakeholders’ consultation on 21 January in Pretoria. The meeting was an […]

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National Bar Association holds its Mid-Winter Meeting in South Africa

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The National Bar Association’s (NBA) Judicial Council held its 2020 Mid-Winter Meeting in Johannesburg on 29 January and in Cape Town on 5 February. Chairperson of the […]

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Team South Africa named World Moot Court competition champions

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The South African Human Rights Commission (the SAHRC) has congratulated Team South Africa (SA) for winning the Fifth International School Moot Court Competition in Poland on 31 […]

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LSSA and LPC discuss issues of importance to the legal profession

On 1 February the Executive Committee of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and the Executive Committee of the Legal Practice Council (LPC) held a meeting to discuss issues […]

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