Apply to be on the LSSA’s arbitrator/expert panel

February 1st, 2019

By Barbara Whittle

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) would like to update its panel of legal practitioner arbitrators, mediators and experts, which is used as its primary source when the LSSA is called on to appoint or nominate arbitrators/experts/mediators in contractual and other disputes. Applicants must be practising attorneys and/or advocates and must possess sufficient relevant experience in a specialist field of practice. The LSSA will take into account its briefing-pattern policy when recommending appointments. The LSSA will also confirm good standing of applicants with the Legal Practice Council. The form can be found on the LSSA’s website ( under the ‘Legal practitioners’ tab, or e-mail Kris Devan at for a link to the online application form.

Barbara Whittle, Communication Manager, Law Society of South Africa,

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2019 (Jan/Feb) DR 15.