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LSSA AGM: Blueprint for the future of our profession

By Mapula Sedutla The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) held its annual conference in Cape Town on 23 to 24 March under the theme: ‘Blueprint for the future of […]

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Legal practitioners must be ambassadors in fighting corruption

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) held its national general meeting (NGM) on 26 May in Nelspruit. The theme for the NGM was: ‘Corruption: A Hindrance to the […]

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How to deal with a data breach in your organisation

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH), hosted a seminar on data breach and other risks faced by organisations, such as theft. The seminar was held in Johannesburg on 9 […]

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The increase in data breach and cybercrime as modern technology takes over the world

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Mr Swales added that research statistics in 2016 show that most South Africans spend two to three hours on social media a day. He said that there […]

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Did you miss the LSSA information session roadshows?

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele During February and March the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) held information session roadshows across the country. The immediate former Co-chairpersons of the LSSA, Walid Brown […]

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Land expropriation discussed at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr briefing

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) together with the Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft (the German-African Business Association) held a media briefing with regard to land expropriation on 11 April […]

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Portfolio Committee satisfied with progress made on National Minimum Wage Bill

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Portfolio Committee on Labour (the committee) released a statement through the Parliamentary Communication Services that said it was satisfied with the progress made in the processing […]

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Free State Law Society Council announced

For the full article about the AGM see ‘National unified body for the Legal Profession discussed at FSLS AGM’ 2017 (Dec) DR 13. This article was first published in De […]

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Prevention and combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill approved

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development announced that on 14 March Cabinet approved the Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill (the Bill). […]

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De Rebus editorial committee bids farewell to Lutendo Sigogo

By Kgomotso Ramotsho After serving for three years on the De Rebus Editorial Committee (EC), Black Lawyers Association President, Lutendo Sigogo’s term has come to an end. Mr Sigogo’s last […]

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