LSSA News

LSSA strongly opposes Debt Collectors Amendment Bill

Compiled by Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) expressed its strong opposition to the Debt Collectors Amendment Bill, 2016, in submissions made to the Justice Department at […]

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Meet and network with SADC practitioners at the SADC Lawyers Association Conference in Cape Town in August

Compiled by Barbara Whittle The Southern African Development Community Lawyers’ Association (SADC LA) annual conference and general meeting (ACGM) is the premier event for lawyers in the 15-member Southern African […]

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LSSA Co-chairpersons stand in solidarity with Lesotho lawyers against threats

Compiled by Barbara Whittle             Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) Co-chairpersons, Busani Mabunda and Richard Scott, joined a number of other observers at the […]

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Attorneys invited to join the LSSA 2016 election observer team – training in February and March

Compiled by Barbara Whittle                 The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) will shortly launch its observer mission for the 2016 local government […]

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Scam alert – scamster purporting to have paid funds from the LSSA incorrectly into law firm bank account and requesting refund

Compiled by Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has been made aware of a scam in December 2015 in which a caller, ‘Antony’, purports to be from […]

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LSSA Significant Leadership for Women Lawyers also in KZN in 2016

Compiled by Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA’s) popular Significant Leadership for Women Lawyers programme will continue developing a network of strong, leading women in the legal […]

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LSSA introduces seminar on attorneys adjusting to the changing legal services landscape

Compiled by Ros Elphick Many articles have been written, both nationally and internationally, about the changing legal landscape facing lawyers and their professions. The common theme throughout these articles is […]

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Join the LSSA attorney-to-attorneys mentoring programme

Compiled by Ros Elphick The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) recognises the important role one-on-one mentoring plays in underrepresented groups in the profession and its Legal Education and Development […]

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The transformation debate: LSSA to host summit on briefing patterns

Compiled by Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) announced last month that it, together with the Black Lawyers Association (BLA) and the National Association of Democratic Lawyers […]

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National Forum meets for third time to continue Legal Practice Act work

Compiled by Barbara Whittle The National Forum on the Legal Profession (NF) held its third meeting for the year in Centurion on 19 September. In terms of s 105(1) of […]

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