Opportunities in LawTech in Africa

How to avoid roaming aftershocks

With South Africans starting to return to work at the end of the holiday season, there’s nothing more likely to destroy the warm afterglow...
Gartner Survey

Legal Shifts Spend In-House and Toward Technology

Heading into 2019, corporate legal departments expect to spend less on outside counsel but more on legal IT systems and software. For the first time,...
Opportunities in LawTech in Africa

Deeds Office – ‘onion & orchid’ (Nov’08)

The Deeds Office has been experiencing frequent service interruptions of its search system...

Webber Wentzel Recognises SA’s Leading Legal Journalists for 2015

The 2015 rendition of the Webber Wentzel Legal Journalist of the Year Awards took place on Wednesday, 4 November 2015. Since 1999 the awards...
Gutenberg is the new legal publishing

Gutenberg is the future of legal publishing

Watching WordPress cofounder, Matt Mullenweg deliver his annual State of the Word at WordCamp US on Saturday afternoon from Nashville there was little question...
John Saner SC

When is a debt not a “debt”?

Once upon a time, not too long ago, the word “debt”1 in the 1969 Prescription Act (the “Act”)2 covered just about any obligation to...

Use the forum to voice your opinions

Our open discussion forum has been available since the inception of Tech4Law, although it has been rather quiet - rather strange in a forum...

LexisNexis South Africa to Acquire Korbitec

LexisNexis South Africa (LNSA), part of RELX Group, will be acquiring Korbitec (Pty) Ltd from the Naspers Group on 2 November 2015, following approval...

ENS wins British Legal Award

Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs has won the Middle East and African Law Firm of the Year category at the prestigious British Legal Awards ceremony in...

Playing the legal system, a national sport

To say the law is an ass means the stupidly rigid application of the law. However, in South Africa’s case the application...