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Lawyer returns from China-Africa exchange programme
Lawyer returns from China-Africa exchange programme

Bridgett Majola has returned from the first course of the China-Africa Young Legal Professionals Exchange Programme in Beijing, held during September and October 2014.

13 Oct 2014 10:27

African disputes should be heard in Africa by African arbitrators
African disputes should be heard in Africa by African arbitrators

Former high court Kenyan judge Edward Torgbor, now practicing as a specialist arbitrator, says that the parties in 99% of all African disputes are represented by lawyers and law firms based in the UK, USA and France.

By Des Williams 9 Oct 2014 08:15

Gatekeeper Foundation launches Accredited Organisation programme to validate NPOs
Gatekeeper Foundation launches Accredited Organisation programme to validate NPOs

AMC Hunter Inc. has launched its Gatekeeper Foundation Accredited Organisation programme to ensure that Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) in the province operate efficiently, effectively and legitimately in order to achieve their own goals to assist the underprivileged and give investors peace of mind to know that their contributions have made a difference.

7 Oct 2014 08:45

Baker & McKenzie tops 2014 Acritas Index
Baker & McKenzie tops 2014 Acritas Index

The 2014 Acritas Global Elite Law Firm Brand Index has for the fifth consecutive year named Baker & McKenzie the strongest global law firm brand.

3 Oct 2014 10:37

New moves in judiciary
New moves in judiciary

PRETORIA: The transfer of the functions, personnel and the necessary resources from the Department of Justice to the Office of the Chief Justice, will go a long way towards enhancing the institutional independence of the judiciary.

2 Oct 2014 08:33

Legal Practice Bill signed
Legal Practice Bill signed

PRETORIA: President Jacob Zuma has signed the Legal Practice Bill into law after many years of discussions, negotiations and concessions.

By More Matshediso 25 Sep 2014 09:35

Natasha Wright
Bye-bye birdie - new food law challenges

The topic of advertising of unhealthy foodstuffs to children, and its contribution to obesity and disease amongst the target audience, has been an ongoing debate for years...

By Natasha Wright 11 Sep 2014 14:42

SA lags on paternity leave
SA lags on paternity leave

A petition by a Capetonian father might help SA to catch up with paternity leave norms elsewhere in the world. While families are increasingly progressive and gender neutral, SA law has not yet caught up by allowing fathers to take paternity leave or by considering the needs of adoptive and foster parents.

By Fadia Arnold 10 Sep 2014 12:03

Committee to probe allegations against tax official
Committee to probe allegations against tax official

A Committee of Investigation has been set up to look into complaints of impropriety against Johann van Loggerenberg, a senior official at the South African Revenue Service (Sars).

4 Sep 2014 09:42

Anton Harber
Absurdity rules the day in justice as in headlines

Craig Williamson, who sent the bomb that killed activist Ruth First in Maputo in 1982, walks free... Pallo Jordan, who lied about having a doctorate, has withdrawn from public life...

By Anton Harber 29 Aug 2014 06:28

Legal Journalist of the Year Award 2014 - enter now
Legal Journalist of the Year Award 2014 - enter now

The Webber Wentzel Legal Journalist of the Year Award recognises outstanding work in the field of legal journalism.

28 Aug 2014 05:57

Mbete may suspend EFF members from Parliament
Mbete may suspend EFF members from Parliament

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says she has asked Members of Parliament belonging to opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), to give reasons why they should not be suspended for disrupting the National Assembly last week.

27 Aug 2014 06:57

Clientele's new business up 111%
Clientele's new business up 111%

Financial services company Clientele grew its new business to what it says was a record level of R638.2m for the full year to June‚ in a tough economic climate.

By Gillian Jones 20 Aug 2014 11:53

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