May 2023

Celebration of 100 years of women in the practice of law

The Judiciary, in partnership with the South African Chapter of the International Association of Women Judges, held a ceremonial sitting in the different divisions of the High Court, across the […]

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Judicial Conduct Tribunal to look into judges who delay judgments

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has requested that the Chief Justice appoint a Judicial Conduct Tribunal (JCT) in terms of s 19 of the Judicial Service Commission Act 9 of […]

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The legal fraternity and the judiciary lost a dedicated legal practitioner in Zanele Nkosi

  Legal practitioner and chairperson of the Black Lawyers Association (BLA) in the North West province, Zanele Nkosi was described as a community hero at a memorial service held for […]

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Is the Constitution the progressive answer to the future of women in SA?

The South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA) held a centenary celebration of women legal practitioners in practice under the theme ‘Celebrating the past to shape the future of women in […]

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Department of Justice reflects on 25 years of the Constitution

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development held a National Conference on the Constitution titled ‘Reflections and the Road Ahead’ from 22 to 24 March 2023. In his opening address […]

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Technological advances in the legal profession

During the COVID-19 pandemic the world was reminded of the importance of leveraging technology as a tool to reach professional goals and objectives. The legal profession was no exception, as […]

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Former President of LSSA calls on youth to be active within the organisation

The former President of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA), Mabaeng Denise Lenyai, called on the legal profession’s youth to join the LSSA Youth Forum. Ms Lenyai was addressing […]

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The struggle for transformative constitutionalism continues

By Haroon Aziz The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJCD) held the National Conference on the Constitution: Reflections and the Road Ahead on 22 – 24 March 2023 in […]

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Liability for refunds of legal fees, disbursements, or personal costs orders

There are many instances where a legal practice will be called on to make payment to a former client or other third party in circumstances that will not be covered […]

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The Property Practitioners Act: How can it assist you?

The Property Practitioners Act 22 of 2019 (the Act) came into operation on 1 February 2022. It has replaced the Estate Agency Affairs Act 112 of 1976. The Act has […]

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