LSSA News

OECD panel of legal practitioners

By Barbara Whittle Steven Powell, Peter Leon, Metumo Shilongo, Marelise van der Westhuizen and André Vos participated in a review panel facilitated by the Law Society of South Africa for […]

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Survey shows attorneys keen on Wills Week

By Barbara Whittle The National Wills Week will be held from 7 to 11 October this year. The deadline for firms to register their participation was 19 July, but late […]

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LSSA and SAPS roll up their sleeves on joint domestic violence initiative

By Barbara Whittle Representatives of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and the South African Police Service (SAPS) held a workshop in Kempton Park at the end of June […]

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LSSA supports Public Protector; welcomes debate on accountability

By Barbara Whittle On 15 May the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) expressed concern at the tone of questioning of the Office of the Public Protector by members of […]

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New director for Durban School for Legal Practice

By Barbara Whittle Fahreen Kader was appointed as the director of the Law Society of South Africa’s School for Legal Practice in Durban earlier this year. Before joining the school, […]

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Details on the LSSA’s further submissions on the LPB and response to the AFF submissions

By Barbara Whittle The second set of submissions made by the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) on the Legal Practice Bill (B20 of 2012) in May this year focused […]

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LSSA raises concerns with Tax Administration Act draft rules

By Barbara Whittle Earlier this year the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) commented to the South African Revenue Service (SARS) on the draft rules to be promulgated under s […]

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LSSA makes further submissions on the LPB; comments on submissions by the Attorneys Fidelity Fund

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) last month made further submissions on the Legal Practice Bill (B20 of 2012) to the Justice Portfolio Committee. These submissions […]

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LSSA elects new co-chairpersons

By Barbara Whittle Johannesburg attorney and Black Lawyers Association (BLA) Vice-president Kathleen Matolo-Dlepu and Harrismith attorney David Bekker were elected co-chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) at […]

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LSSA annual report outlines developments, challenges and achievements in the attorneys’ profession

By Barbara Whittle The annual report of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) for the period April 2012 to March 2013 will be available from mid-April on the LSSA […]

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