Legal Practice Bill update

February 1st, 2014

By Barbara Whittle

Provincial public hearings on the Legal Practice Bill, 2012 will be scheduled by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) in mid-February 2014. At the time of this issue going to print in mid-January, the LSSA was in the process of finalising its submissions to the NCOP. The LSSA submissions, as well as the schedule for NCOP provincial hearings, will be available on the LSSA website at as they are made available. Practitioners are urged to consult the website for the latest developments on the Bill.

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

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2014 (Jan/Feb) DR 25.