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Constitutional Court dismisses Proxi Smart’s leave to appeal application with costs

The Constitutional Court (CC) has dismissed the application for leave to appeal in the matter of Proxi Smart Services (Pty) Ltd v Law Society of South Africa and Others (CC) […]

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Drafting wills – what to consider

For most people, drafting a will is a very emotional process. Not only do you have to confront the notion that you will no longer be there for your loved […]

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The law reports – September 2019

July 2019 (4) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 329) This column discusses judgments as and when they are published in the South African Law Reports, the All South […]

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Female legal practitioners shine at WOZA Awards

By Kgomotso Ramotsho History was made as female legal practitioners were honoured at the first Women in Law Awards (WOZA). The event took place in Johannesburg on 3 August. Kgomotso […]

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The legal profession needs a helpline where sexual harassment can be reported

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) held a women’s talk session under the theme ‘#TIMESUP – Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession: It’s Time for Change,’ […]

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Titles do not make a good judge

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) hosted the annual Judicial Skills Training Project in partnership with the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) in White River, […]

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Conveyancing examination update: What has the LSSA done so far?

Following the discussions on conveyancing examinations at the recent Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and National Association of Democratic Lawyers annual conferences, the LSSA has made headway in ensuring […]

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Client expectations and the professional duties of a legal practitioner

It is trite that legal practice is a service industry. The clients to whom legal services are provided are important stakeholders for the legal practice. In engaging the services of […]

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The law reports – August 2019

June 2019 (3) South African Law Reports (pp 341 – 662); May [2019] 2 All South African Law Reports (pp 307 – 628); 2019 (2) Butterworths Constitutional Law Reports – […]

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The war against corruption discussed at LSSA conference – day 2

By Mapula Sedutla and Kgomotso Ramotsho On the second day of the the Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA’s) annual conference in Pretoria, topical issues were discussed once again. Below […]

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