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
ProBono.Org hosted 22 lawyers from the East Rand on Friday 29 May. After lunch they went on a tour of Constitution Hill. Thanks to all those who are or will be doing pro bono work for our clients
In an exciting new initiative to help promote access to justice in South Africa, ProBono.Org and the Law Society for the Northern Provinces (LSNP) have opened a joint office in Pretoria.
The office, located at the Kutlwanong Democracy Centre, was launched
Victor Ndlazilwana Hall
The event was held in partnership with the ward counsellor of Ward 73 Daveyton who had identified a need in the community for an information sharing session regarding the reporting of deceased estates and evictions. We were joined
Presenters: Charles Mendelow and Sheetal Vallabh
Ursula Georgiadis – Advocate
Charl Albasini – Boela van der Merwe Attorneys
Reginald Joubert – Reg Joubert Attorneys
Elsa Wloschowsky – E Wise Attorneys
Bianca Waskow – Houghton Harper
Carien Els -
Elsabe Steenhuisen – Advocate
Louise Bick – Werksmans
Naledi Motsiri -