Proxi Smart matter rescheduled to be heard in February 2018

August 1st, 2017

By Barbara Whittle

In last month’s edition it was reported that the matter of Proxi Smart Services Pty Ltd v Law Society of South Africa and Others was on the High Court Gauteng roll (see ‘LSSA takes on Proxi Smart Model in Gauteng High Court’ (2017 (July) DR 14)) .

However, since the article was published, the matter was removed from the roll of 22 to 24 August by agreement between the parties. Deputy Judge President Aubrey Ledwaba has set the matter down for hearing in the Gauteng Division of the High Court: Pretoria as a special motion on 6 to 8 February 2018. The parties have requested that the matter should be heard by a full Court.

The notice of set down, as well as the Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA) papers and the papers of some of the other parties in the matter, can be viewed on the LSSA website at under the ‘About us’ and then ‘Matters’ tabs.

Barbara Whittle, communication manager, Law Society of South Africa,

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2017 (August) DR 10.