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Calling all attorneys: Have you been part of the establishment of the provincial attorneys’ associations?

In the past few weeks the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has been holding meetings for the establishment of provincial attorneys’ associations in the nine provinces of South Africa. […]

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Adapting to and adopting technology: Future proofing your law firm

In the article by Emmie de Kock ‘Are you building a law firm of the future?’ 2018 (May) DR 20, Ms de Kock highlighted some of the external factors and […]

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The law reports – November 2019

September 2019 (5) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 323); September 2019 (2) South African Criminal Law Reports (pp 243 – 354) This column discusses judgments as and when […]

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Inaugural LSSA attorneys’ association establishment meeting held

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) will be establishing provincial attorneys’ associations in the nine provinces of South Africa. To do this, the LSSA will be […]

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Chief Justice Mogoeng calls on public to expose corruption in judiciary

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng held a media briefing at his offices in Johannesburg on 13 September, amid allegations of corruption levelled against the judiciary. He told members […]

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Interpreting Practice Directive 2 of 2019

In July, the Office of the Judge President Gauteng Division of the High Court issued Practice Directive 2 of 2019 (www.derebus.org.za). The directive relates to the – case management, trial […]

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How FICA affects you and your legal practice

All legal practitioners practising for their own account are required, in terms of s 84 of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014, to hold a valid Fidelity Fund Certificate […]

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The law reports – October 2019

August [2019] 3 All South African Law Reports (pp 321 – 672); 2019 (8) Butterworths Constitutional Law Reports (pp 919 – 1047) This column discusses judgments as and when they […]

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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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