LSSA News

Updates from the LSSA

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele No restraint of trade clauses in contracts of articles The Council of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has resolved that the inclusion of a restraint […]

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The profession celebrates the immense contribution of Nic Swart as it mourns his passing

  By Barbara Whittle and Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele Speaking at the memorial service for Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Nic Swart, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng paid […]

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What it means to be a judge tackled at Judicial Skills Training course

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Legal Education and Development (LEAD) division of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA), together with the National Association of Democratic Lawyers, held this year’s first […]

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LSSA submissions on Sectional Titles and Copyright Amendment Bills

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has submitted comments on the Sectional Titles Amendment Bill, 2017. In its submissions, the LSSA recommended that some words should […]

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National Forum racing against time to submit recommendations to Minister

By Barbara Whittle The National Forum on the Legal Profession (NF) met on 30 June to finalise a number of matters in preparation for its recommendations to Justice Minister Michael […]

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Proxi Smart matter rescheduled to be heard in February 2018

By Barbara Whittle In last month’s edition it was reported that the matter of Proxi Smart Services Pty Ltd v Law Society of South Africa and Others was on the […]

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LSSA takes on Proxi Smart model in Gauteng High Court

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) filed its answering affidavit in the Proxi Smart matter on 7 June. The matter between Proxi Smart Services (Pty) Ltd […]

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LSSA welcomes appointment of Justice Raymond Zondo as Deputy Chief Justice

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) welcomed the appointment of Justice Raymond Zondo as Deputy Chief Justice, as announced by the President on 7 June. ‘Justice […]

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New co-chairpersons for the LSSA elected

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele Cape Town attorney, Walid Brown, and Harrismith attorney, David Bekker, were elected co-chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) at its annual general meeting (AGM) […]

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Examination dates for 2017

Admission examination: 22 August 23 August Conveyancing examination: 6 September Notarial examination: 7 June 11 October Registration for the examinations must be done with the relevant provincial law society. This […]

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