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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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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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