LSSA News

Notyesi and Barnard elected Co-chairpersons to lead LSSA in year of critical change for the legal profession

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele Mthatha attorney, Mvuzo Notyesi, and Somerset West attorney, Ettienne Barnard, were elected Co-chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) at its annual general meeting held […]

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LSSA information session roadshows kick-start dialogue on a new representative professional body for practitioners

By Barbara Whittle Practitioners attending the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) roadshows across the country have indicated their support for the continuation of the LSSA for a three-year transitional […]

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LSSA welcomes SADC Tribunal judgment as a victory for all South Africans

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has welcomed the judgment on 1 March by the Gauteng Division of the High Court in Pretoria relating to the […]

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LSSA discusses way forward after implementation of LPA

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Co-chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA), Walid Brown and David Bekker, are currently hosting information sessions on the way forward after the implementation […]

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LSSA calls for higher standard of ethics and accountability for public officials

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele On the eve of the resignation of former President Jacob Zuma on 14 February, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) welcomed the decision by the National […]

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The Future of Our Profession

  The Future of Our Profession A professional association for attorneys, young lawyers and practical challenges in the Legal Practice Act LSSA Annual Conference: 23 and 24 March 2018 Century […]

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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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