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Letters to the editor

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 […]

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Founding President of the Black Lawyers Association honoured

By Mapula Thebe The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) held an inaugural memorial lecture and gala dinner in honour of Godfrey Mokgonane Pitje. The memorial lecture, attended by 35 judges, was […]

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Colloquium on the African Court on Human and People’s Rights

By Mapula Thebe The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) held a colloquium on the African Court on Human and People’s Rights (AC) on 8 October. The colloquium was held […]

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State Attorney office towards better litigation service

By Mapula Thebe On 30 September the office of the State Attorney held a service delivery symposium in Johannesburg. The symposium, which was organised under the theme ‘Beyond Challenges: Towards […]

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Quarter century celebration for School for Legal Practice

By Mapula Thebe The School for Legal Practice, which forms part of the Legal Education and Development (LEAD) arm of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA), celebrated its 25 […]

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Child Law Moot Court competition

By Kevin O’ Reilly The Centre for Child Law held its sixth annual Child Law Moot Court competition on 18 and 19 September. The final round was held at the […]

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Tax indaba 2015

By Ricardo Wyngaard The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) was invited to take part in the Tax Indaba 2015. The indaba, has been a result of the collaboration between […]

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Attorneys shine at Pro Bono awards

By Kathleen Kriel ProBono.Org recently held its second annual Pro Bono awards ceremony on 17 September at Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg. The event celebrates the valuable role that legal practitioners […]

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National Forum meets for third time to continue Legal Practice Act work

Compiled by Barbara Whittle The National Forum on the Legal Profession (NF) held its third meeting for the year in Centurion on 19 September. In terms of s 105(1) of […]

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2016 Fidelity Fund certificates to be submitted online

The new 2016 Attorneys Fidelity Fund Certificate Application Form was gazetted on 30 September in GN R898 GG39239/30-9-2015. To assist practitioners, the new application form has been automated and applications will […]

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