International law

Diplomatic law: Service of process on foreign defendants

By Riaan de Jager Members of the public or businesses often transact with diplomatic missions (ie, embassies or high commissions), consular posts (eg, consulate-general, consulates, consular agencies, trade offices, etcetera) […]

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A smokey issue – the law relating to the distribution of e-cigarettes

By Yda van Aartsen Will electronic-cigarettes or e-cigarettes prevent people from smoking cigarettes? Are we just replacing one harmful device, namely, regular tobacco cigarettes, with another harmful and toxic device? […]

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SCA dismisses Al-Bashir appeal

Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and Others v Southern African Litigation Centre (Helen Suzman Foundation and Others as Amici Curiae) [2016] 2 All SA 365 (SCA)  By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele […]

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International law firms and the South African legal job market

By Dale Verster Influx of international law firms Over the past few years there has been a surge of international law firms opening offices in South Africa. Global firms such […]

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An idiot’s guide to Incoterms

By Derrick Kaufmann When companies conclude agreements to buy and sell goods across borders, there are certain minimum prescribed terms that need to be included in these agreements in order […]

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CLC Stream B: Legal and judicial profession

By Kim Hawkey Who guards the guardians? Regulation of the legal profession In a session chaired by South African attorney Max Boqwana, the chairperson of the United Kingdom (UK) Bar […]

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The 18th Commonwealth Law Conference

The 18th Commonwealth Law Conference, which took place in South Africa for the first time from 14 to 18 April, brought over 900 Chief Justices, judges, lawyers, legal academics and […]

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