LSSA News

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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Join us – LSSA conference and AGM

By Barbara Whittle Join us – LSSA conference and AGM: The Maslow Time Square, Pretoria 29 and 30 March The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) will be holding its […]

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Apply to be on the LSSA’s arbitrator/expert panel

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) would like to update its panel of legal practitioner arbitrators, mediators and experts, which is used as its primary source […]

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LSSA guides and guidelines: We need your assistance

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) requests the assistance of legal practitioners to draft new and/or update existing guidelines currently in its ‘Resources for attorneys’ section […]

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LSSA adopts amended constitution; remains to serve attorneys

By Barbara Whittle On 29 October, before the dissolution of the four statutory provincial law societies, the Council of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) adopted the first amendment […]

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