LSSA News

FIDH delegation visits the LSSA

Photographed with Mr Mabunda (front right) and Mr Lahidji (centre) are Tchérina Jerolon, FIDH Africa Desk Deputy Director and (back) LSSA Professional Affairs Manager Lizette Burger; Clément Phebe Mavungu, FIDH […]

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Commonwealth Lawyers Association appoints new president

David Bekker (right), who represents the Law Society of South Africa on the council of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA), together with Upul Jayasuriya, President of the Bar Association of […]

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LSSA Environmental Affairs Committee offers assistance in fight against rhino poaching

The Environmental Affairs Committee of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA), chaired by Johannesburg attorney Catherine Warburton, has offered its support to the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and […]

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2015 examination dates

Admission examination 18 August and 19 August Conveyancing examination 9 September Notarial examination 21 October.

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National Wills Week 14 to 18 September 2015

Register before end of June to participate This year’s National Wills Week will be held from 14 to 18 September 2015. To participate, please register on the LSSA website at […]

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LSSA stresses the importance for law societies to participate in SAQA evaluation chain for foreign qualifications

By Barbara Whittle In May, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) commented to the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) on the draft Policy and Criteria for Evaluating Foreign Qualifications […]

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Attorneys’ profession puts its money where its mouth is on Xenophobia

By Barbara Whittle The Co-chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA), Richard Scott and Busani Mabunda, made a R 50 000 donation to the Gift of the Givers […]

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Sasseta notice

An administrator for the Safety and Security Seta (Sasseta) was appointed by the Minister of Higher Education and Training in February 2015 to deal with a turnaround strategy. The Law Society […]

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LSSA launches court bid against the President and ministers to stop ratification of 2014 SADC Protocol on SADC Tribunal

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) launched an application in the Gauteng Division, Pretoria in March this year to declare the actions of the President, as […]

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Eversheds and FR Pandelani Inc: Taking the LSSA Synergy Link to new levels

By Barbara Whittle In September 2013, Eversheds embraced the call to be part of the Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA) Synergy Link empowerment initiative to transfer skills and expertise […]

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