Issues

Legal Practice Amendment Act gazetted

As we enter the year, the Legal Practice Amendment Act 16 of 2017 (LPAA) has been gazetted (GN 33 GG41389/18-1-2018). Published on 18 January, the amendment Act has brought about […]

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South Africans must defend the independence of its judiciary and value its strength

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Cape Law Society (CLS) held its annual general meeting and conference from 10 to 11 November 2017 in East London. Giving the keynote address, Editor-in-Chief of […]

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Outcomes of the National Review of the LLB programme released

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Council on Higher Education (CHE) released a report in 2017 on the outcomes of the National Review of the Bachelor of Laws LLB programme. The report […]

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Specialised family courts can reduce stress and trauma to child witnesses

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Clarks Attorneys held its fourth annual Family Law Conference in September 2017 in Sandton. Various speakers specialising in many fields of family law spoke at the conference. […]

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Sexual Offences Act reviewed

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Deputy Minister of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, John Jeffery, said laws are only as good as the people who implement them. He was briefing […]

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Free State Division mourns Justice van Coller

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Judge President of the Free State Division of the High Court, Judge President Mahube Molemela, including the judges and support staff of the division have conveyed […]

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Professional examination dates for 2018

  Admission examination: Conveyancing examination: Notarial examination: ·         14 August ·         15 August ·         9 May ·         5 September ·         20 June ·         10 October   Registration for the examinations […]

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LSSA implores ruling party to respect the rule of law and the judiciary

By Barbara Whittle Following the unwarranted attacks on the judiciary, as a result of the judgment handed down by the Gauteng Division of the High Court in Pretoria in the […]

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Chinese delegation meets with LSSA

By Barbara Whittle At the request of Deputy Minister John Jeffery, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) hosted a delegation from the People’s Republic of China on 4 December […]

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LSSA saddened at death of former Co-chairperson, Julian von Klemperer

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) expressed its sadness in a press release at the untimely passing of Pietermaritzburg attorney and former LSSA Co-chairperson, Julian von […]

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