LSSA News

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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LSSA expresses grave concern at views by President Zuma on the courts

Compiled by Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) expressed its grave concern at the comments relating to the courts made by President Jacob Zuma when addressing a […]

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LSSA applauds landmark judgment on the binding nature of the Public Protector’s remedial action

Compiled by Barbara Whittle At the end of March, outgoing Co-chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA), Busani Mabunda and Richard Scott noted the landmark judgment of the […]

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LSSA condemns the conduct of the Bobroffs and urges them to respect the administration of justice

Compiled by Barbara Whittle Early in April, the outgoing Co-chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA), Busani Mabunda and Richard Scott issued a press release calling on attorneys […]

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National Forum on the Legal Profession: One year on

Compiled by Barbara Whittle On 23 January, at its fourth meeting since the launch of the National Forum on the Legal Profession (NF) in March 2015, two of the NF […]

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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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