LSSA News

Action Group on Briefing Patterns in the Legal Profession reports on progress one year on

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The last day of March marked a year since the establishment of the Action Group on Briefing Patterns in the Legal Profession (the Action Group). The Action […]

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LSSA at Commonwealth Law Conference in Melbourne

By Barbara Whittle Advocate Thuli Madonsela received the 3rd Rule of Law Award at the 20th Commonwealth Law Conference last month in Melbourne. She was nominated for the award by […]

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LSSA concerned at unsubstantiated allegations against attorneys regarding medical negligence claims

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) voiced its serious concern last month at the allegations made against the attorneys’ profession at a joint sitting of Parliament’s […]

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LSSA submissions on Traditional Courts Bill

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has submitted comments on the Traditional Courts Bill B1-2017. In the submissions, the LSSA stated that it is pleased that […]

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Pro bono helpdesks launched at KZN High Courts

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The KwaZulu-Natal Law Society (KZNLS), in partnership with Probono.Org and Legal Aid South Africa, has launched a pilot project to administer helpdesks stationed at the Pietermaritzburg and […]

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LSSA meets with CCMA

By Ricardo Wyngaard A delegation from the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) met with officials at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), including its Director, Cameron Morajane, […]

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LSSA and GCB meet on crucial issues in the profession

By Barbara Whittle The Co-chairpersons and Management Committee (Manco) members of the LSSA met with General Council of the Bar (GCB) Chairperson, Vuyani Ngalwana SC and Craig Watt-Pringle SC, early […]

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LSSA says unconstitutional elements in Draft Liquor Amendment Bill can lead to closure of business premises

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) made a number of submissions on proposed legislation, one of them being the Draft Liquor Amendment Bill, 2016 (the Bill). […]

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LSSA Significant Leadership TM Programme for women lawyers: Cape Town and Durban

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Law Society of South Africa’s empowerment and networking programme for women attorneys – the Significant LeadershipTM Programme for Experienced Women Lawyers – will be held in Cape […]

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Judicial Matters Amendment Bill

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) submitted comment on the Judicial Matters Amendment Bill B14 of 2016, stating that it has ‘serious reservations’ regarding the proposed […]

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