November 2021

Professor Thuli Madonsela’s M-Plan aims to advance equality and poverty eradication

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Law Trust Chair in Social Justice at Stellenbosch University, Professor Thuli Madonsela and the Council of Social Justice Champions, hosted the third Annual Social Justice Summit […]

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WLSA drafts a model law to address the participation of women in politics

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Women and Law in Southern Africa (WLSA) Zimbabwe held a virtual meeting on the political participation of women on 23 September 2021, under the theme: ‘Enhancing […]

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LSSA News – November 2021

By Nomfundo Jele Law Society welcomes SCA judgment On 4 November 2021, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) handed down judgment in Bayport Securitisation Limited and Another v University of […]

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University of Venda and the LSSA launch a School for Legal Practice in Thohoyandou

  By Kgomotso Ramotsho The University of Venda (the University) and the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) have partnered to establish a School for Legal Practice (the school) in […]

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The issue of women participation stressed at SAWLA AGM

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in September 2021. Former Legal Practice Council (LPC) Chairperson, Kathleen Matolo-Dlepu, at the AGM […]

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Legal practitioner recognised in the HERoes Women Future Leaders list

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Herbert Smith Freehills legal practitioner, Plaxedes Makura, has been recognised in the HERoes Women Future Leaders list, for her contribution for progressing gender equality and diversity. This […]

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Retired Chief Justice Mogoeng – a man who led the judiciary with courage, integrity, and wisdom

By Kgomotso Ramotsho At midnight on 11 October 2021, the term for Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng as the Chief Justice of South Africa (SA) came to an end after he had […]

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SAWLA celebrates the appointment of its president to the JSC

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA) is beaming with pride after its President, Nomaswazi Shabangu-Mndawe, was appointed by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald […]

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Rationalisation Committee appointed to improve access to justice

The Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services has issued a statement noting that the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, has established a Rationalisation Committee that is mandated […]

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Letters to the editor – November 2021

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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