Some say the role of paralegals in South Africa needs to be recognized
. Gee, think other countries have the same problem?
"DECADES of exclusion of black lawyers had resulted in a skewed distribution of profitable law firms, and intervention was necessary to transform the legal profession, Justice Minister Brigitte Mabandla
"Mabandla was addressing stakeholders gathered at a forum in Sandton to discuss the drafting of a legal services charter, which will address transformation in the legal profession and access to justice.
"The draft charter
[framed site, see navigation on left] proposes that the pro-bono work system envisaged by some commentators in the legal profession be developed and enhanced. It also suggests that the role of paralegals
be recognised and enhanced."