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Employment law Update – Political party instigating workers to strike

In Calgan Lounge (Pty) Ltd v National Union of Furniture and Allied Workers Union of South Africa and Others [2019] 4 BLLR 393 (LC), representatives of a political party paid […]

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Employment law Update – Interdicting a strike in terms of s 19 of the Labour Relations Amendment Act

Mahle Behr SA (Pty) Ltd v NUMSA and Others; Foskor (Pty) Ltd v NUMSA and Others (LC) (unreported case no D448/19, D439/19, 20-3-2019) (Gush J). The transitional provisions as per […]

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Recent articles and research – June 2019

By Meryl Federl Accessing articles from publishers For LexisNexis articles contact: customercare@lexisnexis.co.za for the publication details. For individual journal articles pricing and orders from Juta contact Philippa van Aardt at pvanaardt@juta.co.za. For journal […]

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Inaugural meeting of the LSSA’s House of Constituents

By Nomfundo Jele The control of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) vests in the House of Constituents (HoC). The HoC as the governance structure, determines the policies, strategy […]

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Symptoms of a state in gradual collapse discussed at NADEL conference

By Mapula Sedutla and Kgomotso Ramotsho The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) held its policy conference and annual general meeting (AGM) from 14 to 16 March in Johannesburg. The […]

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People and practices – May 2019

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Hogan Lovells in Johannesburg has three new appointments. Pratt Luyt & De Lange Attorneys in Polokwane has appointed Elaine Meyer as a partner. Kekana Hlatshwayo Radebe […]

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Conveyancing examinations: A source of gatekeeping?

Conveyancing examinations were a hot topic of discussion at both the recently held Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) annual conferences. At issue […]

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Letters to the editor – May 2019

PO Box 36626, Menlo Park 0102 Docex 82, Pretoria E-mail: derebus@derebus.org.za Fax (012) 362 0969 Letters are not published under noms de plume. However, letters from practising attorneys who make their identities […]

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Handling of trust money – dealing with the obligations of a trust account legal practitioner

By Rampela Mokoena The promulgation of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 (the Act) and the subsequent South African Legal Practice Council Rules (the Rules) made under the authority […]

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Another six basic universal principles applicable to the conduct of a candidate legal practitioner

In a previous article ‘Five basic universal principles applicable in the conduct of a candidate attorney’ 2018 (Nov) DR 20, we looked at the first five universally applicable conduct principles. […]

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