LSSA News

Implementation of the CaseLines system in the Gauteng Division of the High Court

By Nomfundo Jele The Gauteng Division of the High Court, Pretoria and Johannesburg, is implementing a digital/electronic case management and litigation system called CaseLines. The full implementation of the system […]

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LSSA News update – January 2020

By Nomfundo Jele Call for comments – proposed amendments to magistrates’ courts r 67 (Criminal Appeals) The Rules Board for Courts of Law invites comments on proposed amendments to r […]

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New banking details for annual fees

By Nomfundo Jele The Legal Practice Council (LPC) would like to make legal practitioners aware of the new banking details for the payment of their annual fees. In its notice, […]

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LSSA News update – December 2019

By Nomfundo Jele Fidelity Fund Certificate portal live The Fidelity Fund Certificate (FFC) application portal is now live. Legal practitioners can apply for their 2020 FFCs on this link: https://ffc.fidfund.co.za/login/ […]

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LSSA concerned about unreasonable and unfair increased costs imposed on legal practitioners by regulatory bodies

By Nomfundo Jele In early November the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) issued a press release voicing its concern about the proposed prescribed fees on legal practitioners by regulatory […]

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LSSA welcomes first LSSA Provincial Attorneys Association

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) is delighted to formally welcome the first LSSA Provincial Attorneys Association to its ranks. The President of the LSSA, Mvuzo […]

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Law Society congratulates Springboks on Rugby World Cup victory

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) issued a press release congratulating the Springboks in their 2019 Rugby World Cup win. The Springboks became Rugby World Cup […]

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Law Society saddened at death of Eastern Cape legal practitioner, Gordon Pope

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) issued a press release on the untimely passing of King William’s Town legal practitioner and legal education instructor, Gordon Pope, […]

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Inaugural LSSA attorneys’ association establishment meeting held

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) will be establishing provincial attorneys’ associations in the nine provinces of South Africa. To do this, the LSSA will be […]

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Cybersecurity key tips

By Nomfundo Jele The Law Society of South Africa has been made aware of an increase in cybercrime and has published some cybersecurity tips. These include: Take out a cyber […]

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