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1 February 2015
Polity Focus
18 Jan 2013
Business rescue course now offered by Lead
Legal Education
The learning division of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA), Legal Education and Development (Lead), has introduced new courses in insolvency, tax and business rescue this year. Lead has also...
Paralegals to incorporate national Acts into courses
Legal Education
The South African School of Paralegals (SASP) has incorporated selected parts of at least three recently promulgated national Acts into a selection of some of its courses, which it believes will...
Summit aims to revisit the standard of law qualifications in SA
Legal Education
The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) is planning to host a summit in the first half of 2013 that will discuss the concerns that exist around the standard of the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree in...
20 Jan 2012
Law firm provides training for candidate attorneys
Legal Education
International law firm Eversheds has introduced a practical training course for candidate attorneys. The course satisfies the statutory requirements of attending a board course approved by the...
Legal aid clinic opens new wing
Legal Education
The legal aid clinic of Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of Law opened a new wing at its offices in Banhoek Road in August 2011.
New legal trends require professionals to upgrade skills
Legal Education
As of 2012, the Wits School of Law is introducing a new suite of specialised postgrauate diplomas to compliment the existing Master of Laws (LLM) degree. Concurrently a revised Bachelor of Law...
14 Jan 2011
Pro bono work a beneficial drawing card
Legal Education
Business law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr reports that it has created a dedicated Pro Bono department to deal with the significant interest it receives from graduates applying to participate in its...
Renewed focus on law education
Legal Education
A summary of data from South Africa’s universities points, for the first time, to more women than men studying law at a tertiary level, reports the Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA's) Legal...
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