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People and practices – May 2019

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Hogan Lovells in Johannesburg has three new appointments. Pratt Luyt & De Lange Attorneys in Polokwane has appointed Elaine Meyer as a partner. Kekana Hlatshwayo Radebe […]

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Conveyancing examinations: A source of gatekeeping?

Conveyancing examinations were a hot topic of discussion at both the recently held Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) annual conferences. At issue […]

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Letters to the editor – May 2019

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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Handling of trust money – dealing with the obligations of a trust account legal practitioner

By Rampela Mokoena The promulgation of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 (the Act) and the subsequent South African Legal Practice Council Rules (the Rules) made under the authority […]

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Another six basic universal principles applicable to the conduct of a candidate legal practitioner

In a previous article ‘Five basic universal principles applicable in the conduct of a candidate attorney’ 2018 (Nov) DR 20, we looked at the first five universally applicable conduct principles. […]

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Does the life of a rule nisi automatically extend on postponement of return date?

This article is set to deal with the following – the status of a rule nisi order after postponement of return date without a court order dealing with the life […]

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Clearing up the confusion on evictions

By Mohammed Moolla There has recently been turmoil and confusion on how to proceed with eviction applications in respect of residential properties. The judgment of McNeil and Another v Aspeling […]

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Step ahead carefully – the uncertainty of unfair contracts continues

          In the case of Botha and Another v Rich NO and Others 2014 (4) SA 124 (CC) the Constitutional Court (CC) held that the exercise […]

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The High Court still has jurisdiction in labour matters

By Bayethe Maswazi Before the Constitutional Court (CC) decision in Chirwa v Transnet Limited and Others 2008 (3) BCLR 251 (CC) it was easy to determine whether the High Court […]

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The law reports – May 2019

March 2019 (2) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 328); [2019] 1 All South African Law Reports February (pp 291 – 584); [2019] All South African Law Reports April […]

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