Winners of the 2019 SA Professional Services Awards

Honouring professional excellence drawn from two main categories, namely the built environment and commerce law and management, the fourth annual South African Professional Services Awards (SAPSA) was held at Montecasino on 14 March 2019...

2 days ago

New IPID boss says its business as usual

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate's (IPID) over 200 investigators will continue to tackle high impact cases without fear or favour, the newly-appointed acting executive director Victor Senna said...

6 Mar 2019

Opening of new courts set to increase access to justice

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha has proclaimed two new courts to service their respective communities with effect from 1 March 2019...

5 Mar 2019

Tech donation boosts first ADF Law Hub

A donation of tech resources from LexisNexis South Africa is set to aid the Attorneys Development Fund (ADF) in its vision of empowering deserving law firms to become self-sustainable...

Issued by LexisNexis 4 Mar 2019

Finance minister seeks review of public protector report against DG

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has filed papers seeking the review and setting aside of the public protector's findings and remedial action against National Treasury Director-General, Dondo Mogajane...

4 Mar 2019

The impact of the court of public opinion - good and bad

In the age of social media proliferation, internet sensations are born overnight and reputations can be destroyed in an instant. Intermediaries and insurers have to navigate these turbulent waters with great care...

By Jonathan Kaiser 28 Feb 2019

Case not closed: Cape High Court backlog showing no signs of improving

Thirteen judgments in the Western Cape High Court are more than six months overdue, four of which are over a year late...

By GroundUp Staff 25 Feb 2019

Special Investigations Unit Tribunal appointed

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the establishment of a Special Tribunal to swiftly recover monies and assets lost by state institutions through irregular and corrupt means...

25 Feb 2019

When is a debt not a 'debt'?

Once upon a time, not too long ago, the word "debt" in the 1969 Prescription Act covered just about any obligation to do anything. However, since 2017, a "debt" has a more constrained meaning...

By John Saner, Issued by LexisNexis 21 Feb 2019

Semenya vs IAAF case continues

South Africans and the international community have been urged to continue supporting the naturally superior Caster Semenya, as she continues to fight for her career at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, in Switzerland...

20 Feb 2019

Have your say on traffic laws

The Traffic Law Enforcement Committee has invited members of the public to provide comments on the future and direction of road traffic law enforcement in South Africa...

18 Feb 2019

Court overturns judgment, clarifies term "motor vehicle" in RAF Act

A widow has won her appeal against the RAF for compensation in the Cape Town High Court after her common law husband was fatally injured after being knocked over by a container being conveyed by a so-called "reach stacker" at the Multipurpose Terminal at Cape Town Harbour nearly nine years ago...

14 Feb 2019

Global Legal Hackathon heads back to SA

The Global Legal Hackathon - an annual event where lawyers, technologists and civil society come together to develop new solutions in legaltech with the aim of improving access to justice or the business of law - will return to South Africa this February...

13 Feb 2019

New legal association launches in Cape Town

In response to the ever-changing South African legal environment, the Cape Town Legal Practitioners Association (CTLPA), comprising four legal professionals, has been launched in the Mother City...

7 Feb 2019

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