Issues

Commencement of the Protection of Personal Information Act

By Nomfundo Jele The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA), which seeks to balance the right to privacy against other rights, such as access to information, has […]

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Litigation: Update on Mabunda Inc and Others v RAF case

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) was an amicus in the matter of Mabunda Inc and Others v Road Accident Fund (The Law Society of South […]

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Litigation: Cape Bar Council v Minister of Justice and Correctional Services and Others

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) was the fourth amicus in the matter of the Cape Bar Council v Minister of Justice and Correctional Services and […]

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Elections: Legal Practitioners’ Fidelity Fund Board

By Nomfundo Jele The Legal Practice Council (LPC) has informed practising legal practitioners of the impending elections for the Board of Control of the Legal Practitioners’ Fidelity Fund (LPFF) in […]

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LSSA News update – July 2020

By Nomfundo Jele Conveyancing Fees Guidelines The latest Conveyancing Fees Guidelines in respect of conventional deeds and sectional titles are available on the Law Society of South Africa’s website. These […]

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Young female legal practitioners discuss their challenges at SAWLA webinar

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA) commemorated youth day by hosting a webinar titled ‘Challenges faced by young women lawyers when entering the profession’. In the […]

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Legal practitioners win at the South African Professional Services Awards

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Like many organisations that had to cancel or postpone their gatherings, the South African Professional Services Awards (SAPSA) sponsored by Sanlam and W. Consulting, could not host […]

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SAWLA speaks out on gender-based violence

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA), is calling on authorities to double its efforts on the rampant scourge against gender-based violence. In a press statement released […]

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People and practices – July 2020

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Stegmanns Inc has appointed Marlise van Reede van Oudtshoorn and Louise Cloete as professional assistants. Ms van Reede van Oudtshoorn has been appointed in the General […]

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Commencement of certain sections of the Protection of Personal Information Act

On 22 June President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the commencement of certain sections of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA), which aims to – promote the protection […]

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