Judgment day for Jiba, Mrwebi matter in ConCourt

2019-06-27 07:19

Judgment is expected to be handed down in the Constitutional Court in an application aimed at having axed deputy prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba and her colleague, Lawrence Mrwebi, struck from the roll of advocates.

Black Bar association a positive step to fight racism in legal fraternity

2018-11-07 11:47

It should be an inspiration to us that the new Bar association has categorically declared itself unapologetically black, writes Mcebo Dlamini.

SA attorneys, advocates vote for new transformation council

2018-10-04 13:35

South African attorneys and advocates have cast their votes for council members to the new Legal Practice Council, which aims to transform the legal profession.

GCB club match official dies

2015-02-26 14:52

Gauteng cricket umpire Ntubuke Solomon (Solly) Pele has died from an asthma attack, Gauteng Cricket Board have said in a statement.

Bar application brought against NPA officials

2014-11-17 22:28

The General Council of the Bar is to bring a High Court application to bar three senior NPA officials from practice or to strike them from the advocates' roll.


Malema under fire for attack on Zondo commission, calling advocate Paul Pretorius a 'bastard'

2018-11-23 15:22

The General Council of the Bar of South Africa has raised concerns after EFF leader Julius Malema called the Zondo commission's evidence leader and head of legal team advocate Paul Pretorius, SC, a "bastard".

Omotoso trial: Bar Council cannot discipline defence lawyer for alleged misconduct

2018-10-24 14:59

The General Council of the Bar says it would be inappropriate to deliver a verdict on whether the lawyer for rape accused Timothy Omotoso displayed misconduct when cross-examining rape victim Cheryl Zondi, as he is not an advocate.

DA loses bid to appeal Jiba ruling

2016-09-08 17:01

The DA has lost an appeal in its attempt to have deputy prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba suspended, according to a judgment handed down by the High Court in Pretoria.

Boko Haram attacks: Nigeria, AU 'must take urgent steps'

2015-01-16 12:15

The General Council of the Bar of SA has called on Nigeria and the AU to take urgent steps against Boko Haram for its mounting crimes against humanity.

Council calls on SA to intervene in Sudan sentence

2014-05-26 22:02

The General Council of the Bar of SA has called on South African authorities to intervene to stop the death sentence of a pregnant woman in Sudan.

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