SA legal information platforms wins HiiL Innovating Justice Challenge

Legal information platform Baobob.law has been named winner of the Southern African leg of the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) Innovating Justice Challenge...

By Tom Jackson 17 Sep 2018

Winners of the African Legal Awards 2018

International law firm Baker McKenzie and South Africa-based Bowmans were among the big winners at the African Legal Awards 2018...

12 Sep 2018

Gauteng embarks on a clean-up of fake goods

To combat the selling of illegal and fake goods, the Gauteng Provincial Government will from 18 September 2018 embark on unannounced visits to a number of spaza shops across the province...

11 Sep 2018

Nominations for legal council open

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha has officially signalled the beginning of the nomination process for legal practitioners to serve on the inaugural South African Legal Practice Council...

5 Sep 2018

No turn around on SA's decision to leave the ICC

Justice Minister Michael Masutha dashed any hopes that SA was having a rethink on its decision to cut ties with the International Criminal Court (ICC)...

31 Aug 2018

Key questions the Zondo inquiry needs to pose about the nuclear deal

South Africa is emerging from a debilitating period where politicians and their benefactors systematically placed pliable individuals into key positions at state institutions to gain undue influence and ultimately financial advantage...

By Hartmut Winkler 31 Aug 2018

Two found guilty of defrauding Sars

A bogus tax practitioner was one of two people sentenced to a combined 26 years direct imprisonment for defrauding the South African Revenue Service (Sars)...

29 Aug 2018

Attorney admission exam to be rewritten after leaks

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and the examination committee has decided that based on the leaks of the attorneys admission examinations, all four papers should be rewritten in October 2018...

28 Aug 2018

International escrow and tax services offered by Europlaw Group

Europlaw Group has entered a joint venture with Ithuba Savings Credit Corp Limited representing ISCC Group, that has an international footprint from the banking to oil and gas industries...

Issued by Europlaw 27 Aug 2018

Bridging the gap between what the law is and how to apply it

As legal information becomes easier to access, so alternative service providers such as legal consultants and legal outsourcing services can often provide similar service for less...

Issued by LexisNexis 24 Aug 2018

Is a court order necessary to terminate municipal services?

Is it necessary for a municipality to obtain a court order before terminating the supply of electricity and/or water to a consumer's property for non-payment of municipal charges?

By Maike Gohl & Chantelle Gladwin-Wood 23 Aug 2018

Advisory committee appointed to investigate legal fees

An advisory committee has been appointed to assist the South African Law Reform Commission to investigate and make recommendations on the fees charged by the legal profession to clients...

21 Aug 2018

Court fixes some of the flaws in South Africa's prosecuting authority

South Africa's Constitutional Court has ruled that the removal of the previous National Director of Public Prosecutions, Mxolisi Nxasana, by former President Jacob Zuma, was unlawful and invalid...

By Cathleen Powell 20 Aug 2018

Public Service Commission notes State Attorney probe

The PSC) says it has noted a proclamation for the Special Investigating Unit to investigate allegations of fraud and corruption in the Office of the State Attorney (OSA)...

17 Aug 2018

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