Attorneys’ firms committed to skills transfer and mentorship in the profession

By Barbara Whittle Earlier this year, Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) co-chairpersons Nano Matlala and Praveen Sham met with a group of Johannesburg and Pretoria firms that had committed […]

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All the information you need – in your e-mail inbox free from the LSSA

By Barbara Whittle In January this year, the LSSA was delighted to announce the launch of Legalbrief LSSA Weekly – a joint initiative between the LSSA and Juta Law. Every […]

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LSSA highlights inconsistencies in Draft National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Amendment Bill

By Barbara Whittle Published in November 2011, the Bill is aimed, among other things, at clarifying coastal public property and the ownership of structures erected on and in coastal public […]

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South African Languages Bill must ensure parity of esteem of all official languages

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA’s) response to the South African Languages Bill – submitted at the end of November 2011 – was based on the […]

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LSSA and GCB to draft joint submissions on Legal Practice Bill

By Barbara Whittle At a meeting at the end of January 2012, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and the General Council of the Bar (GCB) agreed to set […]

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LEAD and Kenya School of Law explore potential synergies

By Barbara Whittle A meeting between the Law Society of South Africa’s Legal Education and Development (LEAD) division and the Kenya School of Law in December 2011 will lead to […]

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