COVID-19 – latest articles and information for the legal profession

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2021

Article: Date of publication:
New legislation – June 2021 1 June 2021
Recent articles and research – June 2021 1 June 2021
Limiting human rights during COVID-19 – is it only legitimate if it is proportional? 1 May 2021
New legislation – May 2021 1 May 2021
Recent articles and research – May 2021 1 May 2021
Court digitisation – the future is here 1 April 2021
Lifestyle audits: Bringing legal and ethical considerations under scrutiny 1 April 2021
The Law Reports – April 2021 1 April 2021
New legislation – April 2021 1 April 2021
Recent articles and research – April 2021 1 April 2021
Is a perfect storm on the way? 1 March 2021
The Law Reports – March 2021 1 March 2021
New legislation – March 2021 1 March 2021
Recent articles and research – March 2021 1 March 2021
Driver’s licence and own vehicle no longer an employment requirement 1 February 2021
The restraint of trade clause and entrepreneurs in contemporary South Africa 1 February 2021
Is the remission of jail sentences constitutionally unfair?  1 February 2021
South Africa aligning its maritime industry with the globe through the Merchant Shipping Bill, 2020 1 February 2021
Protection from unlawful dispossession using the spoliation remedy  1 February 2021
The law reports – January/February 2021 1 February 2021
New legislation – January/February 2021 1 February 2021
Recent articles and research – January/February 2021  1 February 2021

2020

Article: Date of publication:
How does the Law Society of South Africa fulfil its functions?  1 December 2020
Avoiding the potential pitfalls of dual citizenship  1 December 2020
The law reports – December 2020 1 December 2020
New legislation – December 2020 1 December 2020
The legal profession’s focus on the future 1 November 2020
Is mediation the answer in the time of COVID-19? 1 November 2020
Separation of church and state: Making sense of freedom of religion under lockdown regulations 1 November 2020
New legislation – November 2020 1 November 2020
Recent articles and research – November 2020 1 November 2020
The South African drama: Where Shakespeare and Disney collide 1 November 2020
PPE contracts, ethics, morality and the law 1 November 2020
LPIIF claim statistics 1 October 2020
Finding legal support in an overused term: Reconsidering the term ‘community’ 1 October 2020
New legislation – October 2020 1 October 2020
Recent articles and research – October 2020 1 October 2020
Dealing with mental health during COVID-19 16 September 2020
NADEL discusses the impact of COVID-19 on female legal practitioners 14 September 2020
Women on the road of feminism and creating a just society 1 September 2020
Available virtual conferencing options 1 September 2020
Legal practice management during and beyond COVID-19 1 September 2020
The certainty of legal technology in South African legal practice 1 September 2020
Mental health and the workplace: The role of the employer 1 September 2020
Are the stringent COVID-19 lockdown regulations unconstitutional and unjustifiable? 1 September 2020
Employee safety during COVID-19: When does an imminent and serious risk exist? 1 September 2020
New legislation – September 2020 1 September 2020
Recent articles and research – September 2020 1 September 2020
Rule change to enable online elections for the Legal Practitioners’ Fidelity Fund Board 1 August 2020
Lessons learned from law firm failures 1 August 2020
COVID-19 impacting the workplace: Outlining retrenchments in good faith 1 August 2020
The law reports – August 2020 1 August 2020
New legislation – August 2020 1 August 2020
Recent articles and Research – August 2020 1 August 2020
The delay of COVID-19 test results and medical misdiagnosis may have legal implications 21 July 2020
Unemployment Insurance Fund’s COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme 16 July 2020
Business rescue proceedings – the other side of the coin 1 July 2020
COVID-19: Force majeure and the effect it has on rental contracts 1 July 2020
New legislation – July 2020 1 July 2020
Employee support amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa 1 July 2020
SAWLA reaches out to female prisoners in bid to prevent the spread of COVID-19 5 June 2020
Legal questions brought by COVID-19 1 June 2020
Practical tips for legal practitioners working from home 1 June 2020
How will COVID-19 impact the buying and/or selling of property? 1 June 2020
Government’s response to COVID-19: Has the Bill of Rights been given effect to? 1 June 2020
Should sex workers be classified as essential workers? 1 June 2020
The impact of COVID-19 on the property sector – how does it influence property values and possible litigation? 1 June 2020
Three principal ways COVID-19 will affect South African jurisprudence in bail proceedings 1 June 2020
Faith in the time of lockdown: A Constitutional right to freedom of religion 1 June 2020
New legislation – June 2020 1 June 2020
SCA successfully holds court proceeding via online video platform 20 May 2020
Deputy Minister says the executive, the judiciary and the DOJ should work together to help flatten the curve of COVID-19 19 May 2020
Access to courts will be limited in level 4 of the national state of disaster 18 May 2020
Chief Justice issues directives that will remain in place during the national state of disaster period 12 May 2020
Interpreting contracts: Determining if COVID-19 is covered by force majeure 1 May 2020
Editorial – Level 4: What does this mean for the legal profession? 1 May 2020
BLA requests six to 12 months funding for small law firms affected by the lockdown 1 May 2020
Legal practitioners associations react to Brauckmann AJ’s judgment 1 May 2020
Drafting and execution of wills should be declared an essential service says FISA 1 May 2020
LexisNexis Free Resource Centre 1 May 2020
Does COVID-19 amount to a Force Majeure 24 April 2020
Chief Justice issues directives that will apply in the extended lockdown 22 April 2020
Lockdown will be gradually phased out 21 April 2020
The judiciary accepts President Ramaphosa’s challenge to contribute to the Solidarity Fund established for COVID-19 21 April 2020
Legal practitioners traveling with no proper permits during lockdown may face possible criminal prosecution 17 April 2020
LPC will not issue permits to legal practitioners who are not registered on the roll 14 April 2020
Minister Lamola appoints COVID-19 Designated Judge 9 April 2020
Minister of Justice amends court directives during lockdown period 8 April 2020
JSC postpones interviews for superior courts 3 April 2020
Court dismisses application for man to attend family funeral to curb the spread of COVID-19 2 April 2020
COVID-19 and the possible price gouging effect: Does South Africa have the legislative framework to cope? 1 April 2020
Editorial – South Africa under lockdown 1 April 2020
Employers and COVID-19 30 March 2020
Judiciary outlines measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 at courts 20 March 2020
Risk Alert Bulletin – April 2020 16 March 2020

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