Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
SA legal information platforms wins HiiL Innovating Justice Challenge

SA legal information platforms wins HiiL Innovating Justice Challenge[Tom Jackson] Legal information platform Baobob.law has been named winner of the Southern African leg of the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) Innovating Justice Challenge...

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Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
HiiL announces Southern Africa Innovating Justice Challenge finalists

HiiL announces Southern Africa Innovating Justice Challenge finalists[Tom Jackson] The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) has announced the Southern African finalists for its annual Innovating Justice Challenge...

Posted 11 months ago | Like
Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
Webber Wentzel launches legal incubation programme in SA

Webber Wentzel launches legal incubation programme in SA[Tom Jackson] Legal firm Webber Wentzel has launched Webber Wentzel Ignite, a legal incubation programme for entrepreneurs, in South Africa...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Shan Radcliffe
SOUTH AFRICA
#EntrepreneurMonth: A cat, a tailor and an entrepreneur walk into a bar exam...

#EntrepreneurMonth: A cat, a tailor and an entrepreneur walk into a bar exam...[Shan Radcliffe] What do 18th century tailors, cats and the 21st century legal industry have to do with local entrepreneurship? Graeme Wilson, CEO of Whipping the Cat, makes the connection for us...

Posted 1 year ago | Like (1)
Shan Radcliffe
SOUTH AFRICA
#InnovationMonth: Fast-developing world of innovation in law

#InnovationMonth: Fast-developing world of innovation in law[Shan Radcliffe] Although not typically known as an innovative sector, the legal industry is rapidly embracing technology and the advances and ease of access it can offer...

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Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
#InnovationMonth: How startups are disrupting delivery of African legal services

#InnovationMonth: How startups are disrupting delivery of African legal services
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[Tom Jackson] Having quantifiable, measurable, and verifiable data about justice needs and challenges is essential for the legal profession to move into the 21st century...

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Shan Radcliffe
SOUTH AFRICA
#WomensMonth: Dealing with dual roles and double standards

#WomensMonth: Dealing with dual roles and double standards[Shan Radcliffe] This Women's Month, Pranitha Ramdial talks to us about the challenges women in the legal industry (and the working world, in general) face, and reminds us to keep fighting to make a difference...

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Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Business mistakes too many law firms make - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Being a really good attorney does not mean that you are a highly talented businessman or entrepreneur. This is something that is really important to understand since there is a pretty large number of law firms that end up bankrupt...

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Shan Radcliffe
SOUTH AFRICA
#CSIMonth: Pro bono services - not just another tick-box

#CSIMonth: Pro bono services - not just another tick-box[Shan Radcliffe] Although every attorney is obligated to provide 24 hours of free legal work per year, some firms take a special interest in the pro bono services they offer and go so far as to establish a dedicated department, headed up by a team of specialists. Webber Wentzel is one such firm...

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Shan Radcliffe
SOUTH AFRICA
#CSIMonth: Making society a better place for ordinary people

#CSIMonth: Making society a better place for ordinary people[Shan Radcliffe] Odette Geldenhuys has dedicated her career to assisting those less fortunate, fighting for the rights of those who wouldn't otherwise be able to afford to have their voices heard...

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Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
How are law firms making money as businesses? - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Countless law firms ended up bankrupt because of various different problems. In most cases there are not enough clients to make the firm profitable...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
How self-marketing influences success in law practices - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] What sets most lawyers apart from each other is not necessarily their ability to use their knowledge of the law to win cases for their clients, but the quality or lack of it when it comes to self-marketing...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
What marketing techniques work best for law firms? - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] As you would expect, there are many marketing strategies that could be used with law firms. However, some will be a lot better than others...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
How to successfully sell legal technology to lawyers - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] There are four reasons that legal technology providers have been unable to sustainably market their services to attorneys...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Shan Radcliffe
SOUTH AFRICA
Winners of the 2016 African Legal Awards

Winners of the 2016 African Legal Awards[Shan Radcliffe] The 2016 African Legal Awards were held at the Wanderers Club in Johannesburg on Friday, 9 September 2016...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Five funding options for plaintiffs strapped for cash - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Oftentimes, prospective plaintiffs will have an airtight case, but they're put in a compromising position that prevents them from being able to follow through with the proceedings...

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Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Primary factors that influence paralegal salaries - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] If you take a look at the paralegal salaries that different professionals have in different parts of the world, you will notice that the variations can be quite high...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Nicci Botha
SOUTH AFRICA
Who should run the courts?

Who should run the courts?[Nicci Botha] Lady Justice is supposed to be blind, but the wheels of justice still need to turn smoothly and she still needs to pay the bills...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Anton Harber
SOUTH AFRICA
Pistorius trial tells us a lot about our society

Anton Harber[Anton Harber] We have seen one style of cross-examination at the Oscar Pistorius trial: the pit-bull approach. It is tough and brutal...

Posted 5 years ago | Like (2)
Sid Peimer
SOUTH AFRICA
Is this one way Oscar Pistorius will get off?

Sid Peimer[Sid Peimer] 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.

Posted 5 years ago | Like