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LexisNexis South Africa's Mellony Ramalho outlines four ways this legal tech giant helps to ensure legal pros stay at the top of their game...

Issued by LexisNexis 3 days ago

Advocate Ntsebeza appointed new judge of African Court

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) has congratulated Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza's on his appointment as a member of the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights...

10 Feb 2021

France bestows knighthood upon Thuli Madonsela

Former Public Protector and current chair in Social Justice at Stellenbosch University's Faculty of Law, Thuli Madonsela has been appointed as Knight of the Legion of Honour, by French President Emmanuel Macron...

5 Feb 2021

It just makes sense to do your life cover with the people you trust to do your will

With life speeding up and the proliferation of the internet into our lives, we all got smart and figured out that life cover is just a commodity and can be bought in minutes online. I mean, who has time for a consultation these days? It's only life cover (sarcasm intended)...

By Alex Simeonides, Issued by Capital Legacy 1 Feb 2021

Uganda opposition leader Bobi Wine files election challenge in court

KAMPALA, Uganda - Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine filed a legal challenge in the country's supreme court on Monday seeking cancellation of the results of last month's presidential election that handed victory to incumbent Yoweri Museveni, his party's lawyer said...

1 Feb 2021

Vinpro takes legal action on alcohol ban

Vinpro MD Rico Basson says that due to the devastating impact that the third ban has had on the wine industry, Vinpro was left with no choice but to approach the Cape High Court...

1 Feb 2021

Take another look at billing through the Legal Lens

After decades of lawyers charging clients for every minute of their time, we are slowly starting to see changes to the way the legal industry invoices for their services. Legal Lens, however, has decided to help shift this sharply into the 21st century, by calling lawyers out for their unethical and improper billing practices...

By Shan Radcliffe 29 Jan 2021

2021 Chambers Africa Award winners

In celebration of innovative, outstanding work conducted by African law forms, the winners of the annual Chambers Africa Awards were announced during a virtual event on 12 January 2021...

21 Jan 2021

Have retired judges been given the chop?

They have been helping to clear the Gauteng backlog but have been informed that their services are no longer needed...

20 Jan 2021

November's free LexisNexis Case Law Index is now out - sign up here

The November index of the free, online LexisNexis Case Law repository is now available bringing you up to speed on some interesting precedent setting cases considered by South Africa's courts recently...

Issued by LexisNexis 18 Jan 2021

Appointments to strengthen the NPA

President Cyril Ramaphosa has made four senior appointments in the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA)...

15 Jan 2021

Practical application of law is key for post-Covid success

In 2020 Forbes predicted that Covid-19 would turbocharge transformation of the legal industry, propelling law into the digital age and reshaping its landscape with widespread industry deployment of underutilised technological tools...

Issued by LexisNexis 12 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Key industry group trends in post-pandemic Africa

In the midst of the planetary emergency of climate change, Covid-19 is testing modern civilisation's preparedness for shocks, across the spheres of finance, economics and technology; global, national and regional governance; global and population health; social cohesion and food security. This is according to Baker McKenzie's new report, Unprecedented: Converging Crises...

By Wildu du Plessis 6 Jan 2021

Judge Desai appointed as legal services ombud

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed recently retired Judge Sirajudien Desai as the legal services ombud in terms of Section 47 of the Legal Practice Act No. 28 of 2014...

22 Dec 2020

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