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BGAG provides R15.5m worth of pro bono work

For the financial year ending 28 February 2015, South African lawyers from Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group (BGAG) provided 8,609 hours of pro bono legal services, to a rand value of over R15,5 million.

20 Mar 2015 10:00

A lesson on human rights literacy

Professor Cornelia Roux's research proves that there is a difference between knowing what one's human rights are and internalising human rights values...

18 Mar 2015 08:45

Government says it is determined to flush out the frauds

Government says it is determined to flush out public servants who misrepresent their academic qualifications...

4 Mar 2015 12:55

Legal Aid Act to come into effect in March

President Jacob Zuma has set 1 March as the date on which the Legal Aid South Africa Act will come into operation, says the Presidency...

6 Feb 2015 08:50

New book out on advertising law

Juta Law has announced the recent publication of a new book by Gail Schimmel, 'Advertising Law: A Guide to the Code of Advertising Practice'...

29 Jan 2015 09:09

Constitutional Court clarifies appeals process

A Constitutional Court decision has helped clarify the position regarding the appeals process for cases from the Competition Appeal Court...

28 Jan 2015 07:00

Confronting racism on the internet: A response to Nzimande

Minister of Higher Education and Communist Party chief Blade Nzimande is right to be concerned about hate speech and racism on the internet - but what is to be done about it?

By Anton Harber 8 Jan 2015 14:10

Australian journalist marks a year in Egyptian jail

CAIRO, EGYPT / SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste marks a year in prison in Egypt today, with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop downplaying hopes that he will be released before a 1 January appeal...

29 Dec 2014 09:53

Nott appointed as director at Norton Rose Fulbright

Greg Nott has been appointed as head of Norton Rose Fulbright's Africa practice in South Africa...

9 Dec 2014 08:21

Will court-based mediation alleviate burden on courts?

On Monday, 1 December 2014, a pilot project came into effect in terms of which designated Magistrate's Courts in Gauteng and the North West have introduced court based mediation...

3 Dec 2014 11:53

Fierce competition for top law students

One of the focus areas for all the large law firms is attracting the right students and providing a high level of training to the people working in their practices...

17 Nov 2014 19:16

Top global lawyer gives back to South Africa

Peter Tshisevhe is one of the best mergers and acquisitions lawyers in the world, his success allowing him to inspire and sponsor talented youngsters from his rural home of Tshakhuma...

By Sulaiman Philip 17 Nov 2014 13:28

DLA Piper concludes Special Economic Zone Course

An international team of lawyers recently returned to Cape Town to teach a week-long Special Economic Zone Course alongside lawyers from DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr.

12 Nov 2014 13:34

SAPSA honours Bowman Gilfillan chairman

The chairman of law firm Bowman Gilfillan, Robert Legh, has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Competition Law at the inaugural South African Professional Services Awards (SAPSA).

10 Nov 2014 16:46

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