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Deepening constitutional democracy discussed at NADEL AGM

By Mapula Sedutla The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) held its annual general meeting (AGM) and annual conference in East London from 15 to 17 March under the theme: […]

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The law reports – May 2018

March 2018 (2) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 325); October [2017] 4 All South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 294); February [2018] 1 All South African Law […]

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Legal education: Will we ever get it right?

While the profession ponders the effects of state capture, how land expropriation without compensation will be implemented and the future of practice under the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 […]

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Uniformed PVT discussed at Legal Education Conference

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) in collaboration with Monash South Africa, hosted a conference on 1 and 2 March in Johannesburg, under the theme ‘From […]

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The law reports – April 2018

February 2018 (1) South African Law Reports (pp 335 – 657); August [2017] 3 All South African Law Reports (pp 365 – 737); October [2017] 4 All South African Law […]

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A new dawn for South Africa

Since the release of the ‘State of Capture’ report by former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela in 2015, the country and the legal profession has watched with interest to see if […]

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LSNP AGM: Lawyers should give back to society

By Mapula Sedutla The Law Society of the Northern Provinces (LSNP) held its 125th annual general meeting and conference late last year at Sun City. Speakers at the conference included […]

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The law reports – March 2018

January 2018 (1) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 330); [2017] 4 All South African Law Reports December (pp 605 – 927); [2018] 1 All South African Law Reports […]

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Legal Practice Amendment Act gazetted

As we enter the year, the Legal Practice Amendment Act 16 of 2017 (LPAA) has been gazetted (GN 33 GG41389/18-1-2018). Published on 18 January, the amendment Act has brought about […]

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The ABC of trust audits  

By the Practitioner Support Unit of the Attorneys Fidelity Fund The funds in an attorney’s trust account are susceptible to theft, misuse and/or fraudulent activities. Due to these inherent risks, […]

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