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Women’s role in the Western legal system

The Western legal system is lopsided in that it prioritizes logic over intuition, the left brain over the right brain, over connection and masculine approaches over feminine ones. For the sake of our clients, of society and of humanity, we need to move to an integrated…

Sabinet Library Solutions

Africa’s premier information service, Sabinet has the very best solutions on offer for the researcher in you. Sabinet is celebrating more than 30 years of top quality solutions through its library management offerings for library’s and institutions both …

Bringing African information to the world

As a steward of information both coming into South Africa, and traveling from Africa to the world, Sabinet makes continual commitments to furthering education, and offering the African information market the best resources for research. It is no surprise that …

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…

The many career paths of the modern lawyer

There is no doubt that earning your Law degree is an admirable achievement and worth doing no matter which direction your career takes you, whether working in-house, in a law firm, or maybe even starting your own business. However, transitioning from a law firm where…

Mandela & Tambo Attorneys

In 1952, two iconic freedom lovers took a heroic stand against injustice and established one of the first black owned and operated law firms in the country. (Pixley ka Isaka Seme, a founder and President of the ANC, set up a legal practice in Johannesburg around 1911.)…

South Africa Legal Salary Survey 2017

Once again, the past year has seen a number of changes within the legal sector in South Africa and with those changes come the accompanying changes to salaries. Below is our breakdown of salaries for the South African legal market. 2017 THE VIEW FROM PRIVATE PRACTICE…

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 …

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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