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Sexual Offences Act reviewed

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Deputy Minister of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, John Jeffery, said laws are only as good as the people who implement them. He was briefing […]

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Free State Division mourns Justice van Coller

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Judge President of the Free State Division of the High Court, Judge President Mahube Molemela, including the judges and support staff of the division have conveyed […]

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Professional examination dates for 2018

  Admission examination: Conveyancing examination: Notarial examination: ·         14 August ·         15 August ·         9 May ·         5 September ·         20 June ·         10 October   Registration for the examinations […]

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LSSA implores ruling party to respect the rule of law and the judiciary

By Barbara Whittle Following the unwarranted attacks on the judiciary, as a result of the judgment handed down by the Gauteng Division of the High Court in Pretoria in the […]

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Chinese delegation meets with LSSA

By Barbara Whittle At the request of Deputy Minister John Jeffery, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) hosted a delegation from the People’s Republic of China on 4 December […]

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LSSA saddened at death of former Co-chairperson, Julian von Klemperer

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) expressed its sadness in a press release at the untimely passing of Pietermaritzburg attorney and former LSSA Co-chairperson, Julian von […]

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Namibian Law Society Director heads IILACE

By Barbara Whittle The President of the International Institute of Law Association Chief Executives (IILACE), Cord Brügmann, announced that effective 1 February, Director of the Law Society of Namibia, Retha […]

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Re-positioning women in the legal profession discussed at SAWLA AGM

By Mapula Sedutla The South African Women Lawyers Association (SAWLA) held its elective annual general meeting (AGM) under the theme ‘Re-positioning Women in the Legal Profession’. The AGM was aptly […]

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Legal practitioners to go beyond the call of representing those who instruct them to do so

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, gave the keynote address at the Johannesburg Attorneys Association’s annual general meeting in September. Mr Gigaba said that legal practitioners should go […]

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Separation of powers discussed at KZNLS AGM

By Kathleen Kriel The KwaZulu-Natal Law Society (KZNLS) held its annual general meeting (AGM) on 20 October in Umhlanga. The keynote address was delivered by Deputy Chief Justice of the […]

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