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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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The law reports – November 2018

September 2018 (5) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 322); [2018] 3 All South African Law Reports July (pp 1 – 305); [2018] 3 All South African Law Reports […]

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LPC election results announced

  By Mapula Sedutla Today, the National Forum on the Legal Profession (NF) announced the elected attorneys and advocates who will form part of the first Legal Practice Council (LPC). […]

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Realistic timelines needed for the full implementation of the LPA

In the September guest editorial (‘Is the profession ready for the full implementation of the LPA’ (2018 (Sept) DR 3)), I expressed the view that if the first Legal Practice […]

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SADC LA promotes rule of law and protects human rights

By Mapula Sedutla The Southern African Development Community Lawyers Association (SADC LA) held its 19th elective annual general meeting (AGM) and conference from 15 to 17 August in Maputo, Mozambique. […]

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The law reports – October 2018

August 2018 (4) South African Law Reports (pp 333 – 658); July [2018] 3 All South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 305); 2018 (7) Butterworths Constitutional Law Reports – […]

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Is the profession ready for the full implementation of the LPA?

Once the Legal Practice Council (LPC) takes over the regulation of the legal profession later this year – when the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 (LPA) is fully implemented […]

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The Legal Practice Council elections underway

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha, has announced the commencement of the nominations for the election of the South African Legal Practice Council (LPC). […]

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