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South Africa implements paperless courts

South African OCJ is implementing paperless digital courtrooms nationally after selecting provider of digital evidence management.

  • 5yrs

South Africa creates tribunal to recover corruption monies

Tribunal of eight justices will fast-track recovery and ensure accountability says South African President.

  • 5yrs

South Africa gets new antitrust law

President signs competition amendment bill into law, but not all lawyers in the country are convinced.

  • 5yrs

Blockchain consortium expands to Africa with Miranda Alliance

The Miranda Alliance has announced that it has joined the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC) as its first African organization.

  • 5yrs

ICC commission targets arbitration growth in Africa

The ICC International Court of Arbitration (ICC) is to launch an Africa Commission to co-ordinate its growth and activity in Africa.

  • 5yrs

New SA bill about tackling child pornography, not censorship

A SA government minister defends new Films and Publications Bill as a way of removing online child pornography, not a form of censorship.

  • 5yrs

South Africa's highest court rules top prosecutor's appointment invalid

Constitutional court points to abuse of power by former SA president in refusing appeal over top appointment.

  • 5yrs

SA coal industry must act to avoid multimillion dollar class actions

A former legislator warns South African coal industry it must act to avoid falling into same multimillion class action trap as gold miners.

  • 5yrs

New study highlights critical role of corporate governance in Africa

Corporate governance improvements are linked to value creation in Africa, according to 2018 Africa Sustainability Study.

SA media companies cough up over 61 million rand over cartel charges

South African Competition Commission squeezes media companies to the tune of $4.86 million, but wants more

  • 6yrs

SA High Court rules in favour of principle for black empowerment status

The mining industry has welcomed the South African High Court ruling in favour of the 'once empowered, always empowered' principle, an issue troubling a number of economic sectors.

  • 6yrs

Clyde beefs up South African insurance practice

The firm has taken a small team from Hogan Lovells to shore up its South African insurance practice.

  • 6yrs

Herbert Smith Freehills to open ALT office in South Africa

Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills is set to extend its Alternative Legal Services (ALT) business to Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • 7yrs

South Africa cancels withdrawal from ICC - for now

South Africa has informed the UN that it is cancelling its decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

  • 7yrs

Pinsent Masons to launch new infrastructure practice in South Africa

The firm is taking its first step into the African legal market.

  • 7yrs

DLA Piper taps Gouws for Africa push

The multinational megafirm has chosen Webber Wentzel corporate partner Johannes Gouws as the first managing partner of its new South Africa office.

  • 8yrs

Coaching takes off in South African law firm

Leaders at Bowman Gilfillan are reaping the rewards of coaching as the firm puts its top lawyers through the paces.

  • 8yrs

South Africa loses appeal over 'disgraceful' al-Bashir blunder

South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal has slammed the Pretoria government for unlawfully allowing Sudanese president Omar Hassan al-Bashir to exit the country while he was wanted by the International Criminal Court.

  • 8yrs

Clyde recruits five partners to South Africa offices

Clyde & Co has recruited ten lawyers, including five partners, to its Cape Town and Johannesburg offices, bringing its headcount of lawyers in the country to 30.

  • 8yrs

Herbert Smith recruits duo from Linklaters ally to open in South Africa

Herbert Smith Freehills is opening an office in Johannesburg which will be used as a base to reach both anglophone and francophones parts of the African continent.

  • 8yrs
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