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Placing the blame for medical malpractice suits at the door of attorneys will not lead to the improvement of the standard of public health care for the majority in South Africa

  • April 25, 2017

Placing the blame for medical malpractice suits at the door of attorneys will not lead to the improvement of the standard of public health care for th ...

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LSSA calls on Council on Higher Education to consult the legal profession on issues related to the LLB degree

  • April 24, 2017

LSSA calls on Council on Higher Education to consult the legal profession on issues related to the LLB degree

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New Co-Chairpersons Walid Brown and David Bekker lead Law Society of South Africa at time of transformation and change to new dispensation

  • April 23, 2017

New Co-Chairpersons Walid Brown and David Bekker lead Law Society of South Africa at time of transformation and change to new dispensation

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BLA welcomes the JSC's decision to refer Judge Jansen’s conduct to the Judicial Conduct Tribunal

  • April 12, 2017

BLA welcomes the JSC’s decision to refer Judge Jansen’s conduct to the Judicial Conduct Tribunal

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Statement on progress made by the Action Group on Briefing Patterns in the Legal Profession

  • March 31, 2017

Statement on progress made by the Action Group on Briefing Patterns in the Legal Profession

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NADEL press release: Ahmed Mohammed Kathrada, an Ethical Leader and Inspiration to All

  • March 30, 2017

NADEL press release: Ahmed Mohammed Kathrada, an Ethical Leader and Inspiration to All

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LSSA seriously concerned at unsubstantiated allegations against attorneys regarding medical negligence claims

  • March 27, 2017

LSSA seriously concerned at unsubstantiated allegations against attorneys regarding medical negligence claims

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Limpopo Deeds Office

  • March 23, 2017

Limpopo Deeds Office

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Deeds Office Schedule of Fees of Office from 28 March 2017

  • March 21, 2017

Deeds Office Schedule of Fees of Office from 28 March 2017

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NADEL welcomes Government's decision to revoke its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court

  • March 17, 2017

NADEL welcomes Government's decision to revoke its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court

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NADEL mourns death of Judge Bonisile Sandi

  • March 07, 2017

NADEL mourns death of Judge Bonisile Sandi

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The Council Of The Cape Law Society Mourns the Passing Away of Judge Bonisile Sandi

  • March 06, 2017

The Council Of The Cape Law Society Mourns the Passing Away of Judge Bonisile Sandi

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Nadel tribute: The Honourable Judge Essa Moosa

  • February 27, 2017

Nadel: The Honourable Judge Essa Moosa

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Cape Law Society mourns the sudden passing away of respected Judge Essa Moosa

  • February 27, 2017

Cape Law Society mourns the sudden passing away of respected Judge Essa Moosa

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Code of Conduct for future legal profession published

  • February 11, 2017

Code of Conduct for future legal profession published

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LSSA congratulates Thuli Madonsela on Commonwealth Rule of Law Award

  • January 30, 2017

LSSA congratulates Thuli Madonsela on Commonwealth Rule of Law Award

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Updating your registration with the FIC: Information for attorneys

  • January 26, 2017

Updating your registration with the FIC: Information for attorneys

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JSC calls for nominations for judicial vacancies

  • January 11, 2017

JSC calls for nominations for judicial vacancies

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KwaZulu-Natal Law Society supports proposal for a minimum monthly wage

  • January 05, 2017

Kwazulu-Natal Law Society supports proposal for a minimum monthly wage

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NADEL celebrates International Human Rights Day

  • December 10, 2016

NADEL celebrates International Human Rights Day

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LSSA concerned that RAF is short changing road accident victims through hasty direct settlements

  • December 08, 2016

LSSA concerned that RAF is short changing road accident victims through hasty direct settlements

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Cape Law Society calls for an investigation into the conduct of the NDPP, Shaun Abrahams

  • December 02, 2016

Cape Law Society calls for an investigation into the conduct of the NDPP, Shaun Abrahams

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NADEL press release - 16 days of Activism Campaign

  • December 02, 2016

NADEL press release - 16 days of Activism Campaign

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Seventh plenary meeting of the National Forum on the Legal Profession

  • November 30, 2016

Seventh plenary meeting of the National Forum on the Legal Profession

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NADEL press release on the passing of Cde Fidel Castro

  • November 28, 2016

NADEL press release on the passing of Cde Fidel Castro

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NADEL press release on the passing of Cde Fidel Castro

  • November 28, 2016

NADEL press release on the passing of Cde Fidel Castro

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Cape Law Society press release: Murder of attorney Noorudien Hassan

  • November 25, 2016

Cape Law Society press release: Murder of attorney Noorudien Hassan

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LSSA recognises service to the profession by former Council members

  • November 18, 2016

LSSA recognises service to the profession by former Council members

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Advisory: LSSA to oppose Proxi Smart proposed conveyancing-related business model

  • November 16, 2016

LSSA to oppose Proxi Smart proposed conveyancing-related business model

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Black Lawyers Association welcomes the release of the Public Protector's State Capture Report

  • November 05, 2016

Black Lawyers Association welcomes the release of the Public Protector's State Capture Report

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Law Society welcomes release of State of Capture report and also that NDPP is to brief Justice Portfolio Committee on withdrawal of charges against Finance Minister

  • November 02, 2016

Law Society welcomes release of State of Capture report and also that NDPP is to brief Justice Portfolio Committee on withdrawal of charges against Fi ...

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NADEL press statement: NADEL calls for probe into the NPA and HAWKS

  • November 01, 2016

NADEL press statement: NADEL calls for probe into the NPA and HAWKS

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LSSA welcomes withdrawal of charges against Finance Minister

  • October 31, 2016

LSSA welcomes withdrawal of charges against Finance Minister

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Law Society urges South African Government to reconsider withdrawing from the International Criminal Court

  • October 25, 2016

Law Society urges South African Government to reconsider withdrawing from the International Criminal Court

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Law Society joins calls for investigation into fitness for office of SABC Board members

  • October 02, 2016

Law Society joins calls for investigation into fitness for office of SABC Board members

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NADEL notes the recent controversial decision by the SABC to appoint its former COO as its Group Executive of Corporate Affairs

  • October 01, 2016

NADEL notes the recent controversial decision by the SABC to appoint its former COO as its Group Executive of Corporate Affairs

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Nadel offers legal assistance to students who have been arrested during the protests

  • September 30, 2016

Nadel offers legal assistance to students who have been arrested during the protests

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Law Society offers services of attorney mediators to resolve education impasse

  • September 30, 2016

Law Society offers services of attorney mediators to resolve education impasse

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The Cape Law Society offers to mediate in the 2017 education crisis

  • September 28, 2016

The Cape Law Society offers to mediate in the 2017 education crisis

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Attorneys Fidelity Fund to appeal judgment in Joost Heystek van der Westhuizen v The Attorneys Fidelity Fund Board of Control

  • September 16, 2016

Attorneys Fidelity Fund to appeal judgment in Joost Heystek van der Westhuizen v The Attorneys Fidelity Fund Board of Control

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Concourt EAO judgment: Concourt rules that no EAO may be issued unless court has authorised

  • September 13, 2016

Concourt EAO judgment; no EAO may be issued unless court has authorised

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LSSA Awards inaugural Truth and Justice Award to Adv Thuli Madonsela

  • September 09, 2016

LSSA Awards inaugural Truth and Justice Award to Adv Thuli Madonsela

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National Forum to propose separate voters' rolls for first election of the Legal Practice Council

  • September 05, 2016

National Forum to propose separate voters' rolls for first election of the Legal Practice Council

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Nadel statement: The Hawks attack on Gordhan

  • September 03, 2016

Nadel statement: The Hawks attack on Gordhan

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Cape Law Society press release on the investigation by the Hawks

  • August 31, 2016

Cape Law Society press release on the investigation by the Hawks

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Law Society of the Northern Provinces press release on the Hawks Investigation

  • August 29, 2016

The Council of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces has with concern noted the developments surrounding the investigation by the Hawks of inter a ...

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Financial transactions involving the investment of trust funds on behalf of clients

  • August 22, 2016

Financial transactions involving the investment of trust funds on behalf of clients

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Get your will drafted for free by an attorney during National Wills Week from 12 to 16 September 2016

  • August 17, 2016

Get your will drafted for free by an attorney during National Wills Week from 12 to 16 September 2016

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NADEL congratulates the IEC on successful free and fair Local Government Elections

  • August 09, 2016

NADEL congratulates the IEC on successful free and fair Local Government Elections

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Law Society says elections generally free and fair, but will report irregularities to IEC

  • August 05, 2016

Law Society says elections generally free and fair, but will report irregularities to IEC

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Black Lawyers Association calls for smooth free and fair local government elections on 3 August 2016

  • August 01, 2016

Black Lawyers Association calls for smooth free and fair local government elections on 3 August 2016

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NADEL press statement: Passing of Cde Julius Pakkies

  • July 28, 2016

NADEL press statement: Passing of Cde Julius Pakkies

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Black Lawyers Association press release: Government has a duty to provide women with sanitary towels

  • July 19, 2016

Black Lawyers Association press release: Government has a duty to provide women with sanitary towels

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Press release: NADEL welcomes the ICASA Ruling

  • July 15, 2016

NADEL welcomes the ICASA Ruling

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BLA calls on the SABC to adhere to the ICASA ruling

  • July 14, 2016

BLA calls on the SABC to adhere to the ICASA ruling

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Law Society urges SABC to obey ICASA order to withdraw its censorship resolution

  • July 14, 2016

Law Society press release: Law Society urges SABC to obey ICASA order to withdraw its censorship resolution

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LSSA to make submissions on draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2016

  • July 11, 2016

LSSA to make submissions on draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2016

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Establishment of a service provider in the property transfer industry

  • July 11, 2016

Establishment of a service provider in the property transfer industry - Proxi Smart Services (Pty) Ltd

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CLS warns of fraudulent/scam e-mail titled - The Cape Law Society past due membership invoice

  • July 09, 2016

Fraudulent/scam e-mail titled ‘The Cape Law Society past due membership invoice’

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Law Society shocked at murder of Kenyan human rights lawyer

  • July 03, 2016

Law Society shocked at murder of Kenyan human rights lawyer

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NADEL concerns over the latest developments within the SABC

  • June 30, 2016

NADEL concerns over the latest developments within the SABC

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LSSA alarmed at developments at state broadcaster; SABC board urged to create an environment in which journalists can report without fear or favour

  • June 28, 2016

LSSA alarmed at developments at state broadcaster; SABC board urged to create an environment in which journalists can report without fear or favour

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Law Society urges government to ensure a climate for free and fair elections

  • June 22, 2016

Law Society urges government to ensure a climate for free and fair elections

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Women attorneys panel takes AGM discussion to the next level

  • June 22, 2016

Women attorneys’ panel takes AGM discussion to the next level

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LSSA and Nigerian Bar Association sign preliminary statement of intent of cooperation

  • June 09, 2016

LSSA and Nigerian Bar Association sign preliminary statement of intent of cooperation

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Nadel press release: Bid to End Human Trafficking

  • June 08, 2016

Nadel press release: Bid to End Human Trafficking

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Criminal Matters Amendment Act 2015 18 of 2015 comes into operation on 1 June 2016

  • May 25, 2016

Criminal Matters Amendment Act 2015 18 of 2015 comes into operation on 1 June 2016

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NADEL Tribute on the Retirement of the Deputy Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court, The Honourable Justice Dikgang Moseneke

  • May 20, 2016

NADEL Tribute on the Retirement of the Deputy Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court, The Honourable Justice Dikgang Moseneke

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NADEL formally lodges complaint to the JSC against The Honourable Justice Mabel Jansen

  • May 17, 2016

NADEL formally lodges complaint to the JSC against The Honourable Justice Mabel Jansen

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BLA hands memorandum to Gauteng High Court for impeachment of Judge Mabel Jansen

  • May 12, 2016

BLA hands memorandum to Gauteng High Court for impeachment of Judge Mabel Jansen

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Kwazulu-Natal Law Society President Lunga Peter on the issue of racism in South Africa

  • May 11, 2016

Kwazulu-Natal Law Society Mr Lunga Peter on the issue Of Racism In South Africa

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Nadel media release on comments by Judge Mabel Jansen

  • May 10, 2016

Nadel media release on comments by Judge Mabel Jansen

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Nadel media release on comments by Judge Mabel Jansen

  • May 10, 2016

Nadel media release on comments by Judge Mabel Jansen

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LSSA urges JSC to deal with allegations of racism expeditiously and transparently

  • May 10, 2016

LSSA urges JSC to deal with allegations of racism expeditiously and transparently

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BLA calls for the impeachment of Judge Mabel Jansen over her racist utterances

  • May 09, 2016

BLA calls for the impeachment of Judge Mabel Jansen over her racist utterances

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BLA condemns the burning of schools in Vuwani and the surrounding areas

  • May 09, 2016

BLA condemns the burning of schools in Vuwani and the surrounding areas

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First recommendations emerge from National Forum deliberations

  • April 25, 2016

First recommendations emerge from National Forum deliberations

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Presidents of the Provincial Law Societies pledge their commitment to a clean, ethical and responsive legal profession

  • April 11, 2016

Presidents of the Provincial Law Societies pledge their commitment to a clean, ethical and responsive legal profession

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Law Society expresses grave concern at views by President Zuma on the courts

  • April 08, 2016

Law Society expresses grave concern at views by President Zuma on the courts

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Notyesi and Van Rensburg elected to lead the LSSA

  • April 05, 2016

Notyesi and Van Rensburg elected to lead the LSSA

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LSSA condemns the conduct of the Bobroffs and urges them to respect the administration of justice

  • April 03, 2016

LSSA condemns the conduct of the Bobroffs and urges them to respect the administration of justice

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Law Society applauds landmark judgment on the binding nature of the public protector’s remedial action

  • March 31, 2016

Law Society applauds landmark judgment on the binding nature of the public protector’s remedial action

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The LSNP calls on attorneys Ronald and Darren Bobroff to return to SA to face the charges against them

  • March 24, 2016

Mr Ronald Bobroff and Mr Darren Bobroff, who are facing serious charges of overcharging clients and related fraudulent actions, are alleged to have ab ...

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Apply to participate in the ILFA Secondment Placement Programme: Deadline for applications - 4 April 2016

  • March 23, 2016

Apply to participate in the ILFA Secondment Placement Programme: Deadline for applications - 4 April 2016

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Attorneys to update registration related information to access FIC's new registration and reporting platform

  • March 21, 2016

Attorneys to update registration related information to access theFIC's new registration and reporting platform

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NADEL statement on the news of the imminent release of the assassin of Chris Hani

  • March 19, 2016

NADEL statement on the news of the imminent release of the assassin of Chris Hani

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Nadel press release on its annual conference and general meeting

  • March 08, 2016

Nadel press release on its annual conference and general meeting

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Law Society urges Lesotho authorities to drop charges against lawyer

  • February 23, 2016

Law Society urges Lesotho authorities to drop charges against lawyer

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LSSA calls for submissions on briefing patterns

  • February 14, 2016

LSSA calls for submissions on briefing patterns

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BLA: The government has no regard for black legal practitioners

  • February 08, 2016

BLA: The government has no regard for black legal practitioners

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LSSA strongly opposes Debt Collectors Amendment Bill

  • February 01, 2016

LSSA strongly opposes Debt Collectors Amendment Bill

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Cape Law Society and Cape Bar Council press release: Dismay and profound unease at attack on lawyer

  • January 26, 2016

Cape Law Society and Cape Bar Council press release: Dismay and profound unease at attack on lawyer

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BLA shocked by barbaric assault on legal representative for representing clients in court of law

  • January 25, 2016

BLA shocked by barbaric assault on legal representative for representing clients in court of law

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Law Society stresses the right and duty of lawyers to practise freely and without threat

  • January 21, 2016

The Day of the Endangered Lawyers takes place tomorrow, Friday 22 January 2016, this year in The Hague, Netherlands. The purpose of the Day of the End ...

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Interest earned on trust current banking accounts to be paid over monthly from 1 March

  • January 14, 2016

Interest earned on trust current banking accounts: to be paid over monthly

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February 2016 issue of the Risk Alert Bulletin

  • January 13, 2016

February 2016 issue of the Risk Alert Bulletin

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NADEL media statement on racism

  • January 08, 2016

Following the post by Penny Sparrow of the Democratic Alliance on Facebook that, among other racist things she said, it is a shame to be black, many S ...

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KwaZulu-Natal Law Society responds to racist comments by Penny Sparrow and others

  • January 07, 2016

The Council of the KwaZulu-Natal Law Society records its profound and deep concern at the avowedly racist, bigoted and prejudiced posting on Facebook ...

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Conveyancing trust account year-end scam

  • December 22, 2015

Conveyancing trust account year-end scam

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