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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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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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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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2018 prize winners for best articles in De Rebus

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Pretoria legal practitioner, Gert Nel, has won the LexisNexis prize for the best article published in De Rebus by a practising legal practitioner. Mr Nel’s article ‘Decoding […]

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Do you have insurance for cybercrime?

The Legal Practitioners’ Indemnity Insurance Fund NPC (LPIIF) – previously named the Attorneys Insurance Indemnity Fund NPC – has since 1 July 2016 excluded insurance cover for cybercrime related claims. […]

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The implications of giving informal legal advice

It is not uncommon that, on an informal basis, a legal practitioner would be asked for a view on a legal matter that a particular person is facing with at […]

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The law reports – April 2019

February 2019 (1) South African Law Reports (pp 327 – 655); January [2019] 1 All South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 289) This column discusses judgments as and when […]

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LPC releases the results of the provincial council elections

  By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Legal Practice Council (LPC) has concluded and released the results of the provincial councils’ elections, which took place from 29 January to 15 March. In […]

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Show me the money: A discussion on access to justice v legal fees

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) held a meeting in February to discuss the International Conference on Access to Justice, Legal Costs and Other Interventions, which was hosted by […]

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The law reports – March 2019

January 2019 (1) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 326); [2018] 4 All South African Law Reports December (pp 615 – 919); [2019] 1 All South African Law Reports […]

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