Just because they lived close to Oscar Pistorius and had the misfortune of hearing the events that led to his murder trial, the lives of witnesses were torn apart.
By anton harber 10 Mar 2014 07:01
Attie Pretorius, national practice head at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's Real Estate Practice, has been appointed chairman of the firm effective 1 April 2014. Pretorius has been a director at the firm since 1984.
5 Mar 2014 13:11
For the second year in a row, law firm Adams & Adams has been named the Best Intellectual Property (IP) Law Practice in South Africa at the recently held PMR Arrow Awards ceremony.
3 Mar 2014 08:43
This week's decision by Judge Dunstan Mlambo to allow the broadcasting of the Oscar Pistorius trial was itself broadcast live - and provided a vivid demonstration of the value of letting cameras into courts.
By Anton Harber 28 Feb 2014 06:12
Business law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr has been voted as the number one law firm in Africa in the recent Legal Week Client Satisfaction Survey. The firm, which is a member of the DLA Piper Africa Group, has to date been involved in many significant transactions in a range of sectors on the continent.
26 Feb 2014 12:28
Business law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr has once again taken top honours in the DealMakers Awards for having advised on more mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals than any other law firm in South Africa.
20 Feb 2014 06:48
The Master of the High Court in Cape Town has authorised a warrant for the arrest of Anthony (Tony) Vaughan, director of Media Nova and various other publishing companies.
By Glenda Nevill 19 Feb 2014 10:05
If you were the judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial, would you allow cameras and cellphones into the courtroom?
By Anton Harber 14 Feb 2014 06:49
Being in business means that at some time or the other you are going to need legal assistance, if only from a governance and compliance point of view.
12 Feb 2014 07:40
The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) and SABC Education radio campaign, Make Your Rights Work for You, continues live on air on 11 community radio stations. The focus of the campaign is to promote awareness of workplace rights and how best to apply them.
7 Feb 2014 11:01
International law firm Hogan Lovells has announced that its first business services centre will be in the same building in Johannesburg as the firm's new South African office. Hogan Lovells combined with law firm Routledge Modise at the beginning of December 2013.
5 Feb 2014 14:30
Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group (BGAG) has announced its intention, subject to regulatory approval, to merge with, John W Ffooks & Co (JWF) with effect from 1 March 2014, increasing the number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa in which it has offices to seven.
3 Feb 2014 10:46
PRETORIA: In a significant move aimed at re-affirming the independence and important role of Judiciaries in Africa, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng will host the first ever meeting of the Executive Bureau of the Conference of Constitutional Jurisdictions of Africa (CCJA), in South Africa.
27 Jan 2014 08:15
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