LSSA News

LSSA raises concern about election violence, developments at SABC and death of Kenyan human rights lawyer

Compiled by Barbara Whittle Late in June and early in July the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) raised its serious concern about election-related violence, developments at the South African […]

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Zimbabwean institutional study visit

By Mapula Thebe     The Legal Education and Development (LEAD) arm of the Law Society of South Africa held an institutional study visit session with delegates from the Zimbabwean […]

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Female legal practitioners network

By Mapula Thebe On 27 June the Legal Education and Development arm of the Law Society of South Africa in conjunction with PPS held the Significant Leadership Networking Event for […]

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LSSA and Nigerian Bar Association sign preliminary statement of intent of cooperation

Compiled by Barbara Whittle Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) Co-chairpersons Mvuso Notyesi and Jan van Rensburg signed a statement of intent with Nigerian Bar Association President Augustine Alegeth SAN […]

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Labour Court hearings in other courts 

Compiled by Ricardo Wyngaard Members of the Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA) Labour Law Committee met with Deputy Judge President Lazarus Tlaletsi of the Labour Appeal Court on 6 […]

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Women attorneys’ panel takes AGM discussion to the next level

Compiled by Barbara Whittle The group of women attorneys who drafted an outcomes document from a panel discussion on ‘A better deal for women in practice’ at the Law Society […]

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First recommendations emerge from National Forum deliberations

Compiled by Barbara Whittle At its fifth meeting on 23 April, the National Forum on the Legal Profession (NF) resolved to recommend to the Justice Minister that there should be […]

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Network with colleagues from the SADC region in Cape Town on 17 to 19 August 2016

Compiled by Barbara Whittle Do you advise clients who are considering expanding in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region? Are you looking for a correspondent or associate in one […]

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Notyesi and van Rensburg elected to lead Law Society of South Africa

Compiled by Barbara Whittle Mthatha attorney Mvuso Notyesi and Brits attorney Jan Janse van Rensburg were elected Co-chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) at its annual general […]

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Law Societies’ Presidents commit to a clean, ethical and responsive legal profession

Compiled by Barbara Whittle In a joint press release on 11 April, the presidents of the four statutory law societies – Ashraf Mahomed of the Cape Law Society; Lunga Peter […]

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