LSSA News

National Wills Week 16 to 20 September

By Nomfundo Jele This year’s National Wills Week will be held from 16 to 20 September.  Participating attorneys will be provided with free posters to publicise the firm’s participation and […]

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Change in LSSA Vice-President position

By Nomfundo Jele Mabaeng Denise Lenyai has been elected as the new Vice-President of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA). Ms Lenyai was deployed by the Black Lawyers Association […]

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LSSA News update – June 2019

By Nomfundo Jele New conveyancing fees guideline available The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has published the new Conveyancing Fees Guideline. The guideline is applicable to instructions received as […]

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Inaugural meeting of the LSSA’s House of Constituents

By Nomfundo Jele The control of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) vests in the House of Constituents (HoC). The HoC as the governance structure, determines the policies, strategy […]

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LSSA news update – May 2019

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele Examination language The Legal Practice Council (LPC) has issued a notice on the language to be used in the professional examinations. In the past, the examinations were […]

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Law Society elects new President and Vice-Presidents

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has elected Mvuzo Notyesi as President and Baitseng Rangata and Jan van Rensburg as Vice-Presidents at its annual conference and […]

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LSSA news update

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele Small claims court monetary jurisdiction increase Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha, has increased the monetary jurisdiction of the small claims courts (SCC) from R […]

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LSSA warns LPC of anti-competitive aspects in draft Code of Conduct

By Barbara Whittle In its comments to the Legal Practice Council (LPC) on the draft Code of Conduct submitted in early February, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) recommended […]

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LSSA conference to focus on challenges of corruption, member interests and young lawyers

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA’s) annual conference on 29 and 30 March, which will be held at The Maslow Time Square in Pretoria, will focus […]

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Law Society of South Africa in transition

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) is on a three-year trajectory to realign its functions to those of a membership-based professional association. The LSSA’s constitution was […]

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