Recommendations for Legal Practice in South Africa During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mollica Maharaj

Managing Director, Rahman and Rahman Inc., Attorneys, South Africa


The global COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the world in unprecedented ways.Businesses have suffered immensely. Every day journalists report that more and more businesses have been forced to retrench or close down for good. In fact, Moneyweb reports that the impact of COVID-19 on the economy could be worse than the effect of the 2008 economic crisis. President Cyril Ramaphosa acknowledged this in his latest address, but also reminded us that the number of lives lost would be far higher without the current stringent lockdown policies.