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
The second of the annual pro bono award ceremonies will be held on 17 September 2015 at The Hill restaurant at Constitution Hill. The Public Protector, Advocate Thuli Madonsela will be the keynote speaker.
ProBono.Org has grown in stature and impact
Article published on http://germistoncitynews.co.za.
On Friday, July 4, ProBono.Org will host a deceased estates information session at the Palm Ridge Magistrates Court.
Any community members with concerns regarding the financial affairs of a deceased person or their heirs are encouraged to
lawyers will be on hand to consult with community members on issues affecting women
A Coming Together of Public Interest Law Practitioners in South Africa.
23-24 July 2015.
Venue: University of the Witwatersrand, School of Law.
Topics to be explored include:
Conflicts of Interest
Recent Strategic Litigation on the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000
The Public Interest
The Ward 79 Councillor in Phiri Soweto identified a need for an information session for the community regarding the reporting of deceased estates and evictions. We partnered with the University of Johannesburg Law Clinic, Sheriff’s Board and the Master’s office
ProBono.Org held a seminar on Deceased Estates and Wills at Norton Rose Fulbright on 4 June. Speakers were Cynthia Venter of Norton Rose Fulbright, Paul Kruger of the S A Registry of Wills and Testaments and Claire Thomson from WCIS Attorneys