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The Coronavirus and your employees

Coronavirus in South Africa The first confirmed case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) was confirmed in South Africa on 5 March 2020. As of the 6 March 2020, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), the coronavirus had approximately: At least 93,000 reported cases globally; and At least 3,100 reported deaths globally. The symptoms Common signs…

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Woman in Law Interview with Gloria Chikaonda

Lately, we have been interviewing women in law who did not go into practice but chose alternative career options. There are many opportunities and options available for law graduates who do not want to got into practice and it is important that law students are made are aware of this before they choose their respective…

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Woman in law Interview with Wela Mlokoti

I had the pleasure of interviewing this amazing and bubbly woman in law. Wela is published writer with an LLB from the University of Cape Town and an LLM from Duke Law School. In 2013, the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers awarded Wela an internship at the Kolodny Law Group in Beverly Hills, California after…

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Woman in law Interview with Safura Abdool Karim

We chat to public health lawyer, Safura Abdool Karim, whose research has been at the forefront of the legal developments duringthis Covid-19 pandemic. Safura completed an LLB at the University of Cape Town and thereafter an LLM in Global Health Law at Georgetown University. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Law at the University…

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Woman in Law Interview with Sinenhlanhla Mthembu

Not many people have the courage to leave their job to start a new venture. Wechat to Sinenhlanhla Mthembu who did exactly that. 25-year-old Sinenhlanhla isan Attorney and the Founder & Director of Passcara and PartnersIncorporated. She specializes in Divorce, Deceased Estates and Drafting ofcontracts. In this interview she talks about the motivation behind starting…

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Woman in Law Interview with Zimasa Qolohle Mabuse

Zimasa Qolohle Mabuse is the Head of Legal, Compliance & Risk at Yalu Pty Ltd, a black-owned insuretech & fintech startup. She holds an LLB and LLM in Corporate Law. She is also the founder of The Corporate Canvas – an award-winning contemporary magazine for young professionals. Zimasa’s achievement include being featured in Destiny Magazine’s…

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Woman in Law Interview – Omphile Boikanyo

The beauty of a digital community is that it allows us to connect from wherever we are. I came across Omphile Boikanyo’s profile after the social media challenge she took part in went viral. Omphile is an admitted attorney and legal entrepreneur. Her area of expertise lies in Corporate and Commercial Law. She holds a…

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Woman in Law Interview – Liesl Hager

We chat to Liesl Hager whose area of expertise are legal academics, legal writing and research, specifically in the area Private Law. I came across Liesl’s profile on LinkedIn and it stood out to me because of the different route that she has taken with her law qualification. Most of the interviews done on this…

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Woman in Law Interview: Rethabile Seema

This month we chat to Advocate Rethabile Seema who is a PhD law candidate at the University of Witwatersrand. Rethabile has been transitioning from Advocate to Attorney for the past two years ans she describes this as a “remarkable journey”. She is currently specialising in corporate commercial and commercial litigation space. A couple of things…

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The Upside to a Downside

We are currently experiencing something that will at some point be a history lesson in schools. Our daily life has shifted from the routine of a busy bee to the routine of a child that was grounded because he got a bad grade. We’re staying in, we’re working from home, we’re listening to lectures and…

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