LSSA News

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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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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