LSSA sets up whistle-blower channels for examination leaks

December 1st, 2018

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 independent whistle-blowing line, e-mail and sms facility have also been created for the reporting of any information relating to the leak of the August exam papers. Any person who has information relating to the leak, should report this information using the contact details below.

It is stressed that all disclosures made will be treated with strict anonymity. The names and contact details of individuals making disclosures will not be provided to the LSSA or the firm investigating the leak unless permission has been granted by the caller.

Reports can be made to any of the following channels:

Barbara Whittle, Communication Manager, Law Society of South Africa,

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2018 (Dec) DR 14.