May 2024

Alliance Charter committed to providing excellence in best process of private dispute resolution

The Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (AFSA) hosted the Johannesburg Arbitration Week (JAW) at the Sandton Convention Centre in April 2024. The three-day event included a variety of exciting and […]

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International court representation gap for African women

The Institute for African Women in Law (IAWL) published the IAWL Gender Scorecard 2024 looking at international courts and tribunals, focusing on African women. According to the IAWL the gender […]

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Pro Bono Awards acknowledge the volunteer work of the legal profession

  By Margaret Fish ProBono.Org exists to ensure that those who cannot afford the services of the legal profession are able to receive free legal assistance through its clearing house […]

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Chief Justice Zondo tells delegates that the judiciary has promoted and protected human rights

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development hosted a National Conference on Human Rights in South Africa in Gauteng under the theme ‘Three Decades of Respect for and Promotion of […]

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Vance Center’s mentorship programme aims to advance young female legal practitioners in the workplace

Mentors and mentees of the Vance Center mentorship programme gathered for an evening of celebration as mentees were awarded with plaques for their contribution in the Advancing Women in the […]

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Help is available to legal practitioners

It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic added to the woes of an already ailing worldwide socio-economic system. The effects of the pandemic are felt till today, more so […]

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Letters to the editor – May 2024

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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People and practices

Compiled by Kevin O’Reilly Garlicke & Bousfield Inc has appointed Leanne Berriman as an Associate in the Estates and Trusts Department in the La Lucia Ridge office. All People and […]

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LSSA AGM: Envisioning the future of the legal profession

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) held its Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal on 19 and 20 April, under the theme ‘Envisioning the future […]

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Criminal Law Committee meeting summary 

By Kevin O’Reilly The Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA) Criminal Law Committee (the Committee) met on 20 March 2024 to discuss a number of issues within its area of […]

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