LSSA News

LSSA tells parliament the RAF (Transitional Provisions) Bill perpetuates discrimination against certain persons

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) was invited to make oral submissions to the Portfolio Committee on Transport on the Road Accident Fund (Transitional Provisions) Bill […]

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LSSA and GCB seek extension in hope of making uniform submissions on Legal Practice Bill

By Barbara Whittle At a meeting in Johannesburg on 7 July 2012, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) Manco and the executive of the General Council of the Bar […]

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LSSA labels planning profession rules unconstitutional, anti-competitive and against public interest

By Barbara Whittle In responding to a notice issued by the South African Council for Planners for comments on the revised rules and regulations for the planning profession under s […]

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CLA President and Secretary-General join Local Organising Committee to plan CLC2013

By Barbara Whittle Nigerian lawyer Boma Ozobia, President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA), and Claire Martin, CLA Secretary-General, joined the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the Commonwealth Law Conference […]

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LSSA Synergy Link empowerment and mentorship initiative launched

By Barbara Whittle Webber Wentzel links to Malefo Attorneys in pilot link The Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA’s) Synergy Link initiative was officially launched in June this year when […]

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The new face and voice of the legal profession – the LSSA Young Lawyers forum – gains momentum

By Barbara Whittle Meetings for young lawyers interested in participating in the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) Young Lawyers forum will be held in main cities throughout the country […]

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LSSA Synergy Link welcomes commitment of ‘transferring’ firms to the profession’s empowerment initiative

By Barbara Whittle Several attorneys’ firms have responded to the call from the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) to join its empowerment initiative – the LSSA Synergy Link. At […]

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LSSA resource documents

By Barbara Whittle The following resource documents are available on the LSSA website at www.LSSA.org.za: An Introduction to Cloud Computing: Legal Implications for South African Law Firms (May 2012). Management […]

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Last chance to register to participate in the National Wills Week from 17 to 21 September 2012

By Barbara Whittle Although registrations to participate in this year’s National Wills Week closed in June, last minute registrations can be submitted before mid-July by registering on the Wills Week […]

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LSSA Task Team interrogates Legal Practice Bill and plans to meet with advocates on way forward

By Barbara Whittle The publication of the long-awaited Legal Practice Bill was announced by Justice Minister Jeff Radebe during his budget vote address in mid-May and was published that same […]

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