Converging the professions of attorney and advocate is a contentious issue and will change the legal landscape. Dene Smuts and John Jeffery face off.
Between secrecy, controversy and infighting, election season shows no sign of slowing down, writes Rapule Tabane.
While the National Assembly has passed the Legal Practice Bill, some feel the Bill will erode the independence of the legal profession.
The African National Congress has rejected self-regulation and has accused members of the Bar of self-interest.
Respected human rights lawyer George Bizos has used a submission by late chief justice Arthur Chaskalson to argue against the Legal Practice Bill.