LSSA News

LSSA submission on the Courts of Law Amendment Bill

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has made submission on the Courts of Law Amendment Bill, B8-2016. It says that it supports the underlying objective of […]

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LSSA observer report on the Local Government election 2016

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) observed over 400 voting stations on 3 August. All LSSA observers were admitted attorneys and were trained by electoral law experts. […]

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Briefing Pattern Task Team drafting briefing protocol for the profession

Compiled by Barbara Whittle A Briefing Pattern Task Team, chaired by Johannesburg attorney and former Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) Co-chairperson, Busani Mabunda, is drafting a briefing protocol for […]

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LSSA fields election observer team

Compiled by Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) fielded a team of over 300 attorney election observers at the local government elections on 3 August 2016. The […]

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LSSA raises concern about election violence, developments at SABC and death of Kenyan human rights lawyer

Compiled by Barbara Whittle Late in June and early in July the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) raised its serious concern about election-related violence, developments at the South African […]

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Zimbabwean institutional study visit

By Mapula Thebe     The Legal Education and Development (LEAD) arm of the Law Society of South Africa held an institutional study visit session with delegates from the Zimbabwean […]

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Female legal practitioners network

By Mapula Thebe On 27 June the Legal Education and Development arm of the Law Society of South Africa in conjunction with PPS held the Significant Leadership Networking Event for […]

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LSSA and Nigerian Bar Association sign preliminary statement of intent of cooperation

Compiled by Barbara Whittle Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) Co-chairpersons Mvuso Notyesi and Jan van Rensburg signed a statement of intent with Nigerian Bar Association President Augustine Alegeth SAN […]

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Labour Court hearings in other courts 

Compiled by Ricardo Wyngaard Members of the Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA) Labour Law Committee met with Deputy Judge President Lazarus Tlaletsi of the Labour Appeal Court on 6 […]

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Women attorneys’ panel takes AGM discussion to the next level

Compiled by Barbara Whittle The group of women attorneys who drafted an outcomes document from a panel discussion on ‘A better deal for women in practice’ at the Law Society […]

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