LSSA News

LSSA sets up whistle-blower channels for examination leaks

By Barbara Whittle Following the leak of the August Attorneys Admission Examination papers, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) appointed an independent law firm to investigate the leaks. An […]

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LSSA calls on practitioners to support the Legal Practice Council

By Barbara Whittle On 8 October, at a press conference in Pretoria, the National Forum on the Legal Profession (NF) announced the results of the first election for council members […]

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LSSA will continue after implementation of Legal Practice Act

By Barbara Whittle With the imminent implementation of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014, expected to come into operation on 31 October, the four statutory provincial law societies held […]

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LSSA welcomes transparent panel process for appointment of NDPP

By Barbara Whittle In October, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) commended President Cyril Ramaphosa for setting up a panel of independent legal organisations to identify a suitable, fit […]

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Judicial skills pivotal in the administration of justice

By Barbara Whittle Opening the Judicial Skills workshop in East London in July, the Judge President of the Eastern Cape Division, Selby Mbenenge impressed on participants that judgeship is not […]

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Did you miss the LSSA information session roadshows?

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele During February and March the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) held information session roadshows across the country. The immediate former Co-chairpersons of the LSSA, Walid Brown […]

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National Wills Week 17 to 21 September 2018

This year’s National Wills Week will be held from 17 to 21 September.  Participating attorneys will be provided with free posters to publicise the firm’s participation. Provision is made on […]

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Notyesi and Barnard elected Co-chairpersons to lead LSSA in year of critical change for the legal profession

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele Mthatha attorney, Mvuzo Notyesi, and Somerset West attorney, Ettienne Barnard, were elected Co-chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) at its annual general meeting held […]

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LSSA information session roadshows kick-start dialogue on a new representative professional body for practitioners

By Barbara Whittle Practitioners attending the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) roadshows across the country have indicated their support for the continuation of the LSSA for a three-year transitional […]

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LSSA welcomes SADC Tribunal judgment as a victory for all South Africans

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has welcomed the judgment on 1 March by the Gauteng Division of the High Court in Pretoria relating to the […]

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