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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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LSSA conference to focus on challenges of corruption, member interests and young lawyers

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA’s) annual conference on 29 and 30 March, which will be held at The Maslow Time Square in Pretoria, will focus […]

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De Rebus: No more free printed copy

As we begin the year with the combined January/February issue of De Rebus, this will, unfortunately, be the last free printed copy made available for practising attorneys and candidate attorneys. […]

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The law reports – January/February 2019

November 2018 (5) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 332); [2018] 4 All South African Law Reports October (pp 1 – 287) This column discusses judgments as and when […]

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LPA changes: The new normal

2018 was an eventful year, the enactment of more sections of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 (LPA) that will change the landscape of the legal profession for years […]

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The law reports – December 2018

October 2018 (5) South African Law Reports (pp 323 – 660); September [2018] 3 All South African Law Reports (pp 409 – 743); 2018 (8) Butterworths Constitutional Law Reports – […]

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The independence of the judiciary is indispensable

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Delivering the Judiciary Annual Report for 2017/2018, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, noted that the independence of the judiciary is important and indispensable. The historic event took place […]

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Executive committee for the LPC elected

By Kgomotso Ramotsho On 31 October, 23 members of the Legal Practice Council (LPC) elected the Executive Committee of the LPC in Pretoria. This comes after President Cyril Ramaphosa on […]

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A response to the editor on the implementation of the LPA

In the editorial ‘Is the profession ready for the implementation of the LPA’ 2018 (July) DR 3, reference was made to several tasks (before the full enactment of the Legal […]

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