November 2023

Advertorial: A comprehensive guide to price adjustment provisions in share purchase agreements (part 1)

This is an advertorial and has been paid for by the client.  The value of a company can change daily, and to complicate matters, there are many moveable parts regarding […]

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De Rebus Notice: E-mail update

  The De Rebus domain has been down for the past week days. If you sent an e-mail or article to De Rebus, please re-send the same to derebus@LSSA.org.za and […]

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Problems at the Master’s office

On 20 October 2023, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) appeared before the justice and parliamentary committee to voice legal practitioners’ concerns over the issues experienced at the Master’s […]

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Letters to the Editor – November 2023

P O Box 36626, Menlo Park 0102 Docex 82, Pretoria E-mail: derebus@derebus.org.za Letters are not published under noms de plume. However, letters from practising attorneys who make their identities and addresses known […]

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People and practices – November 2023

Compiled by Kevin O’Reilly DSC Attorneys in Cape Town has appointed Aphelele Mabanga as a Legal Practitioner. All People and practices submissions are converted to the De Rebus house style. […]

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Deceased Estates, Trusts and Planning Committee meeting summary

By Kevin O’Reilly The Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA) Deceased Estates, Trusts and Planning Committee (the Committee) met on 19 September 2023 to discuss various matters within its field […]

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Requirements for readmission as a legal practitioner

A person who has previously been removed from or struck off the roll of legal practitioners on the grounds that he or she was not a fit and proper person […]

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The inherent power of the High Court, the Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court is limited

The Constitution in terms of s 173 confers inherent powers on the High Court, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) and the Constitutional Court (CC) to protect and regulate their […]

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Duty to sustain the dignity of our courts

By Sipho Maphumulo Legal practitioners have a duty to protect the dignity of the courts by advancing the interests of justice, observing the law, and maintaining the ethical standards of […]

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Is the metaverse a far-fetched reality to access justice?

The metaverse is not a concept that is new within the technology space, despite many of us only having heard of it in recent years. Following the announcement made by […]

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