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Law Society shocked and saddened at passing of CEO, Nic Swart

It is with deep shock and sadness that the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) announces the untimely death of its Chief Executive Officer and Director of Legal Education and Development (LEAD), Nic Swart at the age of 63. He died in Gaborone, Botswana in the early hours…
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Innovation in the Digital Era

Innovation and technology regularly go hand-in-hand in an age where the faster, holistic, and more self-sufficient solution is constantly being sought. The dynamic nature of technological innovation puts new, pioneering solutions within easier reach, allowing…

Adams & Adams announces new associate office in Zimbabwe

The news of the establishment of an Adams & Adams Associate Office in Zimbabwe marks a significant milestone in the work of the firm in Africa, by bringing the number of such offices on the continent to 20. In making the announcement, Partner and Co-Chairperson…
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IP lawyer Elaine Bergenthuin wins Regional Business Achiever Award

Elaine Bergenthuin, Managing Partner of De Beer Attorneys, won the award for the Regional Business Achiever of the year, presented by the Businesswomen’s Association of South Africa (BWASA), in Cape Town 26 July 2017.  BWASA, a non-profit organisation,…
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Launch of second-level .ke domain for Kenya

With the ‘dot’ AFRICA (.africa) domain launch process well into its ‘publicly available’ phase, brand owners should now prepare for the release of a new second-level domain in Kenya, ‘dot’ KE (.ke) The Kenya Network Information Centre (KeNIC), the…

The Legal Scoop 13/07

Former Partner and the Head of the Banking and Finance Department at Bowmans, Francisco Khoza, has left to join ABSA Wealth and Investment Management as General Counsel. Mr Khoza was ranked as a recommended investment funds lawyer by Legal 500 in both 2015 and…
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The launch of ‘.africa’

The launch of the .africa domain extension has been well-received and has just entered the General Availability Phase. During this phase, any individual may apply to register any available domain name. Brand owners should, however, be cautioned that, even during…

Ninth meeting of the National Forum on the Legal Profession

The National Forum on the Legal Profession (NF) met on 30 June 2017 to finalise a number of matters in preparation for its recommendations to Justice Minister Michael Masutha on 1 August 2017. This was the NF’s ninth plenary meeting since it was established …
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The Legal Scoop 26/06

The latest Legal Scoop for June includes news from Eversheds Sutherland, KISCH IP, Norton Rose Fulbright, Adams & Adams and Bowmans. Have any news to share? Please send it to us! This month Eversheds Sutherland has seen 2 promotions with Matthew Anley, a candidate…
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Should temporary staff be screened?

Background screening and other contingencies are generally put in place to ensure businesses employ the right people with limited risk. However, should the same approach be taken when hiring temporary employees? The answer is a “definite yes!” according …

The Legal Scoop 14/06

KISCH IP, comprehensive IP service specialists, has announced 5 internal promotions over the past few months. These include Zama Buthelezi, Robin Richardson and Natalia Androliakos being promoted to Associate; trade mark and copyright law specialist, Vicky…
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LexisNexis supports new advocates with start-up sponsorship

Each year, newly qualified advocates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds are selected for a lucrative start-up sponsorship from LexisNexis South Africa as part of the company’s Advocate Advancement Programme (AAP). The programme has benefited around…
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Worker’s Month: All in a day’s work

Although the first recorded May Day celebration in South Africa dates back to 1895, we have only officially celebrated Worker’s Day since 1994. We recognise this day, in South Africa and in 80 countries around the world, in an effort to ensure fair labour practices…


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