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Thomson Reuters and Juta announce strategic partnership to connect African lawyers to the world
Thomson Reuters and Juta announce strategic partnership to connect African lawyers to the worldArticle

Thomson Reuters and Juta & Co are proud to announce a partnership in Africa, that will see legal professionals being offered market-leading research technology...

Jackie Rhodes & Kamal Patel, Issued by Juta and Company 13 Apr 2021

Youngest-ever Black female attorney, Nomlayo Mabhena, transforms the legal space
Youngest-ever Black female attorney, Nomlayo Mabhena, transforms the legal spaceArticle

Nomlayo Mabhena is known for being the youngest-ever Black female attorney admitted as a conveyancer...

Charndré Emma Kippie, Issued by Topco Media 9 Mar 2021

Juta invites migrated NXT and Jutastat Evolve customers for a free training session until 31 March
Juta invites migrated NXT and Jutastat Evolve customers for a free training session until 31 MarchArticle

Juta is pleased to inform you of the rollout of our new Jutastat Evolve legal research platform to subscribers...

Issued by Juta and Company 2 Mar 2021

Stay ahead of trends with unmatched legal intelligence
Stay ahead of trends with unmatched legal intelligenceArticle

LexisNexis South Africa's Mellony Ramalho outlines four ways this legal tech giant helps to ensure legal pros stay at the top of their game...

Issued by LexisNexis 22 Feb 2021

The presumption of innocence - illustrated: Navigating through complex layers of legal data to provide legal answersArticle

Any discussion about presumptions in law would be incomplete without mentioning the presumption of innocence...

John de Villiers, Issued by LexisNexis 26 Jan 2021

Understanding and evaluating data in contextArticle

Conducting legal research can be tedious, monotonous and time-consuming, but performing timely and comprehensive legal research is critically important for lawyers...

John de Villiers, Issued by LexisNexis 25 Jan 2021

Boost legal research skills with self-paced online course
Boost legal research skills with self-paced online courseArticle

The ability to conduct legal research is essential for legal professionals. However, the most basic step of identifying the leading case governing the issues in question is complicated by the various online research offerings...

Issued by LexisNexis 12 Nov 2020

Is your legal research evolving with these unprecedented times?
Is your legal research evolving with these unprecedented times?Article

In the new world presented by Covid-19, harnessing all that legal technology has to offer has become even more important for streamlining legal research and ensuring sustainability and survival...

Issued by LexisNexis 9 Nov 2020

Adopting new technologies to conduct legal research
Adopting new technologies to conduct legal researchArticle

Long late-night hours poring through old legal texts in a stately library setting, with attractive albeit dishevelled colleagues: the storyline of most legal sitcoms. But the reality for legal professionals is not quite so glamorous...

Issued by LexisNexis 29 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: Takalani Netshitenzhe of Vodacom SA highlights how women can shine in the tech industry
#WomensMonth: Takalani Netshitenzhe of Vodacom SA highlights how women can shine in the tech industryArticle

As Vodacom's chief officer of Corporate Affairs, an executive director at Vodacom South Africa and chairperson of the Vodacom Foundation, Takalani Netshitenzhe, believes toxic masculinity is one of the biggest challenges in the work place for women...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Aug 2020

Payment holidays explained
Payment holidays explainedArticle

South Africa is taking the necessary measures to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic and financial institutions are offering payment holidays. However, what exactly is a payment holiday?

15 Apr 2020

Elasticsearch Meetup makes Durban debut
Elasticsearch Meetup makes Durban debutArticle

Around 50 tech and legal professionals gathered at the LexisNexis head office in Durban on 29 August for the first-ever Elastic Durban Meetup...

Issued by LexisNexis 11 Sep 2019

Elasticsearch Meetup to make Durban debut
Elasticsearch Meetup to make Durban debutArticle

Durban tech and legal professionals can look forward to the first-ever Elastic Durban Meetup to be hosted by open source search and analytics company, Elastic...

Issued by LexisNexis 27 Aug 2019

Legal Tech Meetups launched
Legal Tech Meetups launchedArticle

An exciting new series of meetups has been launched on how to practically explore the sheer number of opportunities which legal technology enablement and new design thinking can bring to the industry...

Issued by LexisNexis 28 May 2019

Impimpi Alive - whistleblowing system for minimum wage defaulters
Impimpi Alive - whistleblowing system for minimum wage defaultersArticle

The DOL has developed a new system that will allow employees to report companies that fail to comply with the National Minimum Wage Act...

Jacques van Wyk 10 Apr 2019

UKZN law graduates hone skills at global company
UKZN law graduates hone skills at global companyArticle

Fourteen of the best young minds from the UKZN's Master of Laws (LLM) programme have put their qualifications to excellent use at LexisNexis South Africa...

Issued by LexisNexis 2 Apr 2019

National Minimum Wage defaulters warned
National Minimum Wage defaulters warnedArticle

Government has reiterated its commitment to clamp down on the growing practice of deliberately dodging labour laws, especially the National Minimum Wage (NMW) Act...

13 Mar 2019

Tech donation boosts first ADF Law Hub
Tech donation boosts first ADF Law HubArticle

A donation of tech resources from LexisNexis South Africa is set to aid the Attorneys Development Fund (ADF) in its vision of empowering deserving law firms to become self-sustainable...

Issued by LexisNexis 4 Mar 2019

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What Kenya can do to ensure local people benefit from its oil industryArticle

Six years ago, Kenya discovered commercially viable oil deposits in the Turkana region...

Melba K Wasunna 10 Oct 2018

Instantly compare legislation at a specific 'Point in Time'
Instantly compare legislation at a specific 'Point in Time'Article

Now new, enhanced functionality from LexisNexis enables subscribers to comprehensive online legal research tool, Lexis Library, to view not only current legislation, but also all previous amendments since 2014...

Issued by LexisNexis 25 Sep 2018

Using a trusted online legal source makes sense for small law firms
Using a trusted online legal source makes sense for small law firmsArticle

Small law firms require access to a comprehensive legal library and up-to-date legal resources, enabling practitioners to conduct research as required...

Issued by LexisNexis 12 Jun 2018

The (un)certainty of taxes: Is the 1 January 2019 implementation date for carbon tax possible?
The (un)certainty of taxes: Is the 1 January 2019 implementation date for carbon tax possible?Article

Many argue that a carbon tax effective from 1 January 2019 and as currently framed, is achievable, but not necessarily the best mechanism...

Justine Sweet, Issued by LexisNexis 19 Apr 2018

Lexis Library Time Select equips small legal firms to turn time into money
Lexis Library Time Select equips small legal firms to turn time into moneyArticle

Lexis Library Time Select gives small to medium legal enterprises access to up-to-date and relevant legal content, increasing their billable hours exponentially...

Issued by LexisNexis 2 Mar 2018

Martin van Staden
Is equality really equal?Article

The Constitution's guarantee of equality in section 9 is not merely concerned with 'formal' equality (equality at law), but endorses a notion of 'substantive' equality...

Martin van Staden 21 Dec 2017

Private healthcare for the poor
Private healthcare for the poorArticle

NHI and Demarcation Regulations are violations of our constitutional rights to freedom of association and access to healthcare...

Martin van Staden 5 Oct 2017

What is the real cost of NHI?
What is the real cost of NHI?Article

The true cost of the NHI, and how government will fund it, are two details on which South Africans have no clarity...

Martin van Staden 14 Sep 2017

LexisNexis supports new advocates with startup
LexisNexis supports new advocates with startupArticle

Each year, newly qualified advocates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds are selected for a lucrative startup sponsorship from LexisNexis SA as part of the company's Advocate Advancement Programme...

Issued by LexisNexis 1 Jun 2017

Reviewing freedom of choice, as plain packaging tobacco rules considered
Reviewing freedom of choice, as plain packaging tobacco rules consideredArticle

Freedom of choice flies out the window when so-called ‘bad' choices can summarily be overruled or interfered with by government...

Martin van Staden 30 May 2017

Could the Hate Speech Bill criminalise all speech?
Could the Hate Speech Bill criminalise all speech?Article

The Hate Speech Bill should cause South Africans sleepless nights, as it criminalises virtually all speech of any consequence...

Martin van Staden 8 May 2017

Mobile legal research is the future
Mobile legal research is the futureArticle

Mobile legal research with its ease of access, convenience and user-friendly formats, is gaining momentum in South Africa and looks set to significantly change the way legal professionals work in the future...

Issued by LexisNexis 3 Apr 2017

What does the King IV mean for compliance officers?
What does the King IV mean for compliance officers?Article

While King IV is a set of voluntary principles of good practices of corporate governance that holds no legal binding, its recommendations are held in high regard and are referenced by the courts in some cases...

Issued by LexisNexis 29 Mar 2017

Take the proactive approach against rapid compliance changes
Take the proactive approach against rapid compliance changesArticle

Rapid changes in the regulatory environment as a result of growing pressure from civil society are leaving organisations struggling to keep up with compliance overload...

Issued by LexisNexis 9 Mar 2017

The importance of updated citations in your argument
The importance of updated citations in your argumentArticle

As complicated and time-consuming as legal research can be, there is no more effective way to strengthen an argument in court than with sound case and precedent referencing...

Issued by LexisNexis 10 Feb 2017

Attorneys continue to embrace technology - LSSA survey
Attorneys continue to embrace technology - LSSA surveyArticle

An increased appetite for online services, smarter use of technology, and the entrenchment of digital research, are just some of the continuing shifts among the attorneys' profession in South Africa...

Issued by LexisNexis 9 Nov 2016

How can online legal research save you time? Young lawyers share their insights
How can online legal research save you time? Young lawyers share their insightsArticle

As demands heighten, a new breed of legal professionals have come to recognise and appreciate the efficiency, simplicity and accuracy of online legal research...

Issued by LexisNexis 5 Oct 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
How to successfully sell legal technology to lawyersArticle

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

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 20 Sep 2016

#WomensMonth: Lixesha Series - Kgomotso Mokoena
#WomensMonth: Lixesha Series - Kgomotso MokoenaArticle

Inspired by Huffington Post's Sophia project, TEDxCapeTownWomen asked some previous speakers to share their thoughts on time lessons learnt from inter-generational sharing... (video)

15 Aug 2016

Young legal eagles dig deep to build mining platform
Young legal eagles dig deep to build mining platformArticle

African law students are changing the way we access data by leading efforts to disseminate Africa's mining legal frameworks through the AMLA project...

23 Jun 2016

Mthatha legal eagles set to soar through transformation programmes
Mthatha legal eagles set to soar through transformation programmesArticle

Eight historically disadvantaged Mthatha legal professionals have been recognised and rewarded with tools to grow their legal practices, while at the same time advancing transformation of the legal sector...

Issued by LexisNexis 1 Jun 2016

SA Society of Law Teachers' conference still open for registration
SA Society of Law Teachers' conference still open for registrationArticle

The Society of Law Teachers' of Southern Africa Conference 2015 will be hosted by Varsity College at its Durban North campus from 6 - 8 July...

26 Jun 2015

Small law firms a significant part of legal landscape
Small law firms a significant part of legal landscapeArticle

According to a survey of more than 160 independent law firms, commissioned by content and technology solutions provider, LexisNexis South Africa, increased investments in technology, coupled with shifting research trends and the challenges of keeping up to date with frequently changing legislation, are just some of the aspects characterising the small law firm in South Africa.

28 Nov 2014

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

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

Wits School of Law to discontinue undergraduate LLB
Wits School of Law to discontinue undergraduate LLBArticle

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

'Legal barbarians' force Wits to rethink its LLB degree
'Legal barbarians' force Wits to rethink its LLB degreeArticle

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

POPI from an employment perspectiveArticle

The Protection of Personal Information Bill, B9D - 2009, ('POPI') will place significant obligations on most individuals and juristic entities, including employers.

Jacques van Wyk 2 Oct 2013

Commission members haven't read millions of papers
Commission members haven't read millions of papersArticle

More than three million pages of documents crucial to the arms deal inquiry are lying unread at the Hawks' headquarters in Pretoria, according to a report.

12 Aug 2013

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