May 2022

Candidate legal practitioner helps others like him find employment

Candidate legal practitioner, Juniours Moremi, has started an organisation called Employ a Lawyer (EAL), which is an organisation and initiative that seeks to help students and unemployed law graduates secure […]

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Minister Lamola to approach Cabinet on the judiciary’s proposed system of court administration

Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, told the Portfolio Committee of Justice and Correctional Services, that three Bills will be introduced during the 2022/2023 financial year. The Lower […]

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The relationship between the principal and candidate legal practitioner is an important part of articles of clerkship

De Rebus news reporter, Kgomotso Ramotsho, spoke to legal practitioner and Chairperson of the National Association of Democratic Lawyers for the Pretoria branch, Mhlangabezi Maliwa, regarding the challenges faced by […]

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The Presidency and the Department of Justice Intergovernmental National Litigation Forum aims to address state litigation challenges

The Presidency and Department of Justice held the inaugural meeting of the Intergovernmental National Litigation Forum (INLF) on 25 February 2022 in Pretoria. In his welcoming speech, Minister of Justice […]

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Rules by the Legal Services Ombud

The Legal Services Ombud, Justice Sirajudien Desai, has released rules in terms of ss 95(2) and (5) of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 (LPA). Justice Desai has been […]

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Letters to the editor – May 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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LSSA makes history at its annual conference

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) held its Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) under the theme ‘The rule of law and the role of legal practitioners in […]

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Honouring a stalwart of the Black Lawyers Association

By Isabel Joubert The Black Lawyers Association National Executive Committee (BLA NEC) met with the Mkele family, in Alberton, Johannesburg on 8 April 2022 to honour Ms Desiree Finca. Ms […]

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Enterprise risk management as part of management process/activity for quality decision making

The concept of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is viewed and applied differently by many corporate organisations around the world. There is no global definition for ERM, as everyone in the […]

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People and practices – May 2022

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed DSC Attorneys in Cape Town has appointed Sherilee Edwards as a legal practitioner. Allen & Overy has two new appointments. Brian Price and Ze’ev Blieden have […]

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