The University of the Witwatersrand has approved the plan of the School of Law to discontinue the undergraduate Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) and to introduce the LLB postgraduate programme.
18 Apr 2014 14:42
The four-year under-graduate law degree aimed at transforming the legal profession is to be scrapped at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits).
17 Apr 2014 08:44
Consider again the extraordinary achievements of Thamsanqa Dyantyi, the world's worst sign-language interpreter.
By Françoise Henderson 11 Apr 2014 06:57
Peter Hesseling, Johan Latsky and Aadil Patel have been named as winning partners in the 2014 Client Choice International Awards which were announced in London recently. Hesseling and Latsky are directors in the Corporate and Commercial practice, while Patel is national head of the Employment practice at business law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr.
10 Apr 2014 13:14
Law firm Webber Wentzel has been named Law Firm of the Year in South Africa by Who's Who Legal. The award was announced at the Who's Who Legal Annual Awards, which were held at the University Club in New York recently.
9 Apr 2014 11:43
Leading South African law firm Webber Wentzel has provided a sponsorship of R100,000 to the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) to assist the organisation to prevent illegal trade in South Africa's threatened wildlife species.
7 Apr 2014 12:00
Published author, partner and media law expert at Webber Wentzel, Dario Milo, has launched a blog to express his views on developments in media and information law.
7 Apr 2014 07:48
Aadil Patel, director and national head of the Employment Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, was recently named as a winning partner in the 2014 Client Choice International Awards. Patel was the winner in the Employment and Labour category for South Africa.
3 Apr 2014 08:38
Owning a rental property is seen by many as an investment, but enter into discussion with a landlord and soon you will discover that it can also be a very frustrating experience.
28 Mar 2014 11:03
Law firm Adams & Adams has been named South African Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year 2014 at the Managing IP Global Awards. The winners are selected through a review of market developments, peer and client feedback and research for the World IP Survey.
26 Mar 2014 06:46
There are a number of high-profile trials, notably the OJ Simpson one, which captured the imagination of the world - only for the accused to evade punishment.
By Sid Peimer 19 Mar 2014 12:44
GEPF has stated that is a matter of public knowledge that it initiated disciplinary proceedings against the Principal Executive Officer, John Oliphant and the Head of Secretariat, Adri van Niekerk. GEPF's Board of Trustees thus welcomed the Disciplinary Committee's recent decision in the case concerning Head of Secretariat Adri van Niekerk.
19 Mar 2014 10:09
According to the recently published Chambers Global Guide 2014, business law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr is ranked in twelve practice areas this year while 27 individual rankings were achieved. Five directors in the firm received Band 1 rankings in their respective sectors.
17 Mar 2014 16:39
My university and I were lambasted by a colleague for stooping so low as to engage in the Oscar Pistorius trial media frenzy...
By Anton Harber 14 Mar 2014 06:18
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