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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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The law reports – January/February 2018

November 2017 (6) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 330); [2017] 3 All South African Law Reports October (pp 1 – 294); 2017 (9) Butterworths Constitutional Law Reports September […]

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Guest editorial – A united profession is stronger than the sum of its separate groupings

By Walid Brown and David Bekker  We are now on the eve of what may turn out to be a pivotal year for the legal profession. The year 2018 will […]

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Launch of the Tax Ombud annual report

By Kathleen Kriel The Office of the Tax Ombud, in collaboration with the University of South Africa’s (Unisa) Department of Taxation in the College of Accountancy Sciences held the launch […]

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The law reports – December 2017

October 2017 (5) South African Law Reports (pp 329 – 660); July [2017] 3 All South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 364); August [2017] 3 All South African Law […]

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Are you a hack away from leaking clients’ confidential information?

The recent biggest data breach in South Africa (SA) highlighted the importance of cyber security. Hackers/crackers are always on the lookout for any vulnerability in network systems and attorneys are […]

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ProBono.Org acknowledges legal practitioners who do extra for the less fortunate

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Chairperson of ProBono.Org, Mohamed Randera, said the intention of the organisation is to acknowledge legal practitioners who have done extra to help the less fortunate and to […]

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The law reports – November 2017

September 2017 (5) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 354); [2017] 2 All South African Law Reports June (pp 677– 996); [2017] 3 All South African Law Reports July […]

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New property owners not liable for historical debt

On 29 August the Constitutional Court (CC) handed down a unanimous judgment, which affirms that new property owners are not responsible for settling municipal debt accumulated by previous owners. In […]

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Society should play a role in women empowerment

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The South African Chapter of International Association of Women Judges (SAC-IAWJ), held its 13th Annual Conference in Polokwane. The conference themed ‘Wrap the wide arms of the […]

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