LSSA News

LSSA implores ruling party to respect the rule of law and the judiciary

By Barbara Whittle Following the unwarranted attacks on the judiciary, as a result of the judgment handed down by the Gauteng Division of the High Court in Pretoria in the […]

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Chinese delegation meets with LSSA

By Barbara Whittle At the request of Deputy Minister John Jeffery, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) hosted a delegation from the People’s Republic of China on 4 December […]

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LSSA saddened at death of former Co-chairperson, Julian von Klemperer

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) expressed its sadness in a press release at the untimely passing of Pietermaritzburg attorney and former LSSA Co-chairperson, Julian von […]

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Namibian Law Society Director heads IILACE

By Barbara Whittle The President of the International Institute of Law Association Chief Executives (IILACE), Cord Brügmann, announced that effective 1 February, Director of the Law Society of Namibia, Retha […]

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So what does the LSSA do for you?

By Barbara Whittle By representing 25 800 attorneys and 6 700 candidate attorneys, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has the leverage to represent the profession and speak on […]

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LSSA meets with Judge President Waglay

By Ricardo Wyngaard A delegation from the Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA) Labour Law Committee met with the Judge President of the Labour Court (LC) and Labour Appeal Court […]

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Pro bono work under the Legal Practice Act

By Ricardo Wyngaard The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA), together with its six constituent members, (the Black Lawyers Association, National Association of Democratic Lawyers, the Law Society of the […]

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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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