LSSA News

LSSA AGM in Port Elizabeth in April

The LSSA conference and annual general meeting (AGM) will be held from 21 to 22 April. The AGM will be held at the Boardwalk International Convention Centre in Port Elizabeth. […]

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LSSA significant leadership programme for women lawyers

This popular empowerment and networking programme will be held in Cape Town and Durban this year. Cape Town   Session 1: 25 and 26 May 2017 Session 2: 20 and 21 […]

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LSSA concerned that RAF is short changing accident victims

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) issued a press release in December 2016 noting, ‘with considerable concern’ the unwarranted attacks by the Road Accident Fund (RAF) on […]

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Erratum – Omission in names of LSSA former Council members

The names of some of the former Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) Council members, who have since retired from Council, were omitted from the list of names published in […]

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LSSA speaks out against withdrawal from ICC; welcomes withdrawal of charges against Finance Minister and release of State of Capture report

Compiled by Barbara Whittle At the end of October and early in November 2016, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) spoke out publically against the government’s decision to withdraw […]

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LSSA recognises service to the profession by former council members

Compiled by Barbara Whittle The council of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) resolved earlier this year to present certificates to council members who had served on council and […]

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Profession adds its voice to concerns over SABC Board

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) issued a press release early last month adding its voice to the calls for an investigation into the fitness of the […]

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Attorneys’ profession offer mediation services in education crisis

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele At its meeting on 29 September the Council of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) expressed serious concern at the developments at tertiary institutions. It resolved to […]

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LSSA Briefing Pattern Action Group forges links with Justice Department, judiciary and SASSETA

By Barbara Whittle Justice Department Director General, Vusi Madonsela, attended a meeting of the Briefing Patterns Action Group, coordinated by the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA), at the end […]

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National Forum to propose separate voters’ rolls for attorneys and advocates for first Legal Practice Council elections

By Barbara Whittle The National Forum on the Legal Profession (NF) held its sixth plenary meeting on 3 September. At the meeting, the NF continued to grapple with the rules […]

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