ProBono.Org Joburg staff attended Career Day at Wits University to provide information
On Wednesday the 16th March, ProBono.Org Durban held its second seminar for the KZN Deaf Association in Steve Biko Road. The topic was The Small Claims Court and the speaker was Ms Kerry Forbes of Anthony Whatmore Attorneys.
ProBono.Org Durban hosted a seminar on Drafting of Lease Agreements in terms of the Consumer Protection Act. Ms Jenny Finnigan of Shepstone and Wylie was the presenter. The seminar was held on Friday, the 27th of November at the offices of
Probono.Org Pretoria has set up a legal clinic at the Domestic Court in 174 Visagie Street Pretoria to support the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence campaign. The clinic was staffed by Advocate Mulalo Makhomu today and will continue to
ProBono.Org Durban hosted a seminar for attorneys on Domestic Partnerships on Tuesday, the 17th of November. The speaker was Ms Kate Oosthuizen of Shepstone & Wylie attorneys. The venue was the Victoria and Griffiths Mxenge law library boardroom.
This workshop explained what a will is and the requirements for executing a valid will. It also touched on other areas of law that are interwoven with the topic. For instance:
The implications of dying without a will if -
A housing and conveyancing workshop was held in Mabopane for paralegals on 18 September 2015 as part of the Community Advice Office Support Project. Presenters were Ms Krishni Pillay of Krishni Pillay and Associates and Mpho Moya of Mpho Moya
The award finalists were:
1. Most Impactful case
Norton Rose Fulbright – Transkei land claim case
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Inc. – Access to information – National Key Points
Webber Wentzel – Emolument Attachment Orders case
And the winner was Webber Wentzel
2. Individual Attorney
Egon Oswald –
The 2nd Annual Pro Bono Awards Ceremony was held at the Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg on 17 September 2015.
We were honoured to have the Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela as our Keynote speaker.
Below is her keynote speech:
Programme Director David Lewis