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The African Legal Tech job market

This month we have studied the legal tech job market across the world and look at how this might affect us here. Check out
LinkedIn for Lawyers who don't like Social Media

LinkedIn for Lawyers Who Don’t Like LinkedIn

The truth is, most lawyers, most professionals of all stripes, aren’t very good on LinkedIn. We are, at best, C+ LinkedIn students. But, because...
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Does cyber insurance truly mitigate financial risks?

Cyber insurance has many benefits, but also some limitations that CFOs and accounting departments aren’t always aware of. Here’s how you can protect yourself...
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Latest Topical Case Reports – 23rd October 2023

DHL Supply Chain v Sauls NO PR110-21 (LC) LABOUR – Dismissal – Covid testing Wilfully endangering safety of others employees – Returning to work while awaiting...
DocFox FICA Outsourcing

Breaking the Myths Around FICA Outsourcing

DocFox Director of Risk and Compliance, Hawken McEwan, answers some of the most commonly received questions on outsourcing FICA requirements. Can a 3rd party provider...
Preesha Seetal Deputy Master Pretoria

Master of the High Court Update – Deceased Estates Online – QR Codes

Deceased Estates online registration launched The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Ronald Lamola officially launched the Masters’ Deceased Estate Online Registration System on 10...
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Do People Still Read Blogs in 2023? We Asked Consumers

Despite numbers showing how blogs can benefit business, some marketers and business owners wonder, “Do people still read blogs?” To determine where blog readership might...
Fica Compliance Officer by DocFox

What is a FICA Compliance Officer?

In terms of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act (“FICA”), one of the seven key compliance obligations, which form the backbone of the legislation, is...
SA Legal Remuneration Report 2023

South African Legal Remuneration Report 2024-25

In last year’s legal remuneration report, in our outlook for the coming years in legal remuneration, we stated: “While the last few years the...
CIPC Beneficial Ownership

What happens if you miss the CIPC’s beneficial ownership submission deadline?

All South African companies and entities were required to submit beneficial ownership information to the CIPC (Companies and Intellectual Property Commission) before 1 October...
Allen West Conveyancing Update

Prescription of Patent and Latent defects

Stemmet and Another v Mokhethi and Another (681/2022) ZASCA 127(04 October 2023) This is an appeal against the judgment and order of the majority...

The African Legal Tech job market – Episode 5

The legal tech job market in Africa is booming, with more and more career opportunities presenting themselves, especially in the key economic markets of...