LSSA News

Attorneys’ profession pays tribute to Justice Thembile Skweyiya

Compiled by Barbara Whittle Expressing the condolences of the attorneys’ profession to the family and friends of retired Constitutional Court Justice, Thembile Skweyiya, who passed away on 1 September, Law […]

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LSSA to co-host 6th Forum on China-Africa Cooperation Legal Forum

By Ricardo Wyngaard The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) was invited to a joint meeting with the Chinese Law Society and the National Prosecution Authority (NPA) on 17 August. The […]

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Assessment revolutionised at the School for Legal Practice

Compiled by Barbara Whittle All students who attend the ten centres of the School for Legal Practice are subjected to the same, national assessment. The School for Legal Practice has […]

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National Forum starts shaping the new dispensation

Compiled by Barbara Whittle The National Forum on the Legal Profession (NF) – established in terms of ch 10 of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 will meet for the […]

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Ugandan delegation visit

Compiled by Barbara Whittle A delegation of Ugandan members of parliament visited the Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA) Legal Education and Development division (LEAD) in July on a study […]

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From pilot project to more than just a legal education institution

The LSSA’s School for Legal Practice celebrates a quarter century of training candidate practitioners Compiled by Barbara Whittle and Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele In 1988 the Council of the then Association of […]

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Profession stands behind Chief Justice and judiciary in raising concern on attacks on the judiciary and the rule of law

Compiled by Barbara Whittle Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) Co-chairpersons, Richard Scott and Busani Mabunda, attended a press conference by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng on 8 July 2015 to […]

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First quarterly meeting held with MEC

The Member of the Executive Council (MEC) for the Gauteng Department of Health, Qedani Mahlangu, has been mandated by the Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, to convene quarterly discussions with all […]

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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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