How should we choose our top civil servants?

10–15 minutes to read

How should we choose our civil servants? Who chooses them? What are the criteria to be employed? How should they be fired?  Should not civil society and Parliament have a role to play? Should not ...

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The MACC quandary: Should stakeholders be consulted before public officials are appointed?

7–10 minutes to read

A great public uproar accompanied the sudden appointment of the MACC Chief. Behind the clamour lurks a Kraken of colossal importance: Should all national stakeholders have a say in the appointment of senior public servants? ...

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9 Tips For Better Pleadings

6–9 minutes to read

Your case will be won - or lost - on your pleadings. Here are 8 tips on how to draft bullet-proof Pleadings.

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11 Tips for Drafting Better Applications & Affidavits

5 minutes to read

You draft - and oppose - applications and affidavits every single day. Here are some tips for better drafting.

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10 Tips for Better Legal Arguments

5–8 minutes to read

Craft better Legal Arguments. Here are 10 useful tips.

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Words to a pupil, over coffee

10–15 minutes to read

As you enter into pupillage, what would you like to know? What is it like on the other side of the fence? What does a pupil-master expect of a pupil?

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