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Law firm Nomination – 5 or more Women Lawyers

We are absolutely honoured to have been nominated for the 5 or more Women Lawyers category. Whilst there is a worldwide recognition of leaders in law there are only a few countries who have embarked on awards to exemplify women in law. South Africa is new to the territory of a woman only stand-alone law […]

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Best in Mentorship and Leadership Nomination

Congratulations to our Managing Director, Nicolene Schoeman-Louw for being nominated in the WOZA – Women in Law Awards, category Mentorship and Leadership. Whilst there is a worldwide recognition of leaders in law there are only a few countries who have embarked on awards to exemplify women in law. South Africa is new to the territory […]

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Best in Corporate Law Nomination

Congratulations to our Managing Director, Nicolene Schoeman-Louw for being nominated in the WOZA – Women in Law Awards, category Corporate Law. Whilst there is a worldwide recognition of leaders in law there are only a few countries who have embarked on awards to exemplify women in law. South Africa is new to the territory of […]

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CCMA Commissioners may lose discretion to allow legal representation in unfair dismissal disputes arising from misconduct

It is a well known rule in the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (“CCMA”) that legal representation in unfair dismissal disputes arising from misconduct are only allowed at the Commissioners discretion. Commissioners were empowered to exercise this discretion under Rule 25 of the CCMA Rules (“The Rules”). However, the recent case of Coetzee v […]

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Copyright Amendment Bill

Key Changes introduced by the Copyright Amendment Bill

On Thursday 28 March 2019, The National Council of Provinces voted to pass the Copyright Amendment Bill (“the Bill”) and the President must now sign it into law. The commencement date has yet to be published in the Government Gazette. According to the Spokesperson for the Coalition for Effective Copyright in South Africa, Collen Dlamini, […]

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