LSSA Significant Leadership TM Programme for women lawyers: Cape Town and Durban

April 1st, 2017

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele

The Law Society of South Africa’s empowerment and networking programme for women attorneys – the Significant LeadershipTM Programme for Experienced Women Lawyers – will be held in Cape Town and Durban this year. Successful sessions of the programme were held in Johannesburg in 2015 and 2016, and also in Durban last year. The programme specifically focuses on the attorneys’ profession and its unique business models. The speakers will provide guidance to –

  • grow a law firm or further one’s career in the legal profession;
  • identify niche leadership qualities by completing the internationally acclaimed Belbin report; and
  • use professional strengths to achieve better results.

The programme will take place on the following dates:

Cape Town

Session 1: 25 and 26 May 2017

Session 2: 20 and 21 July 2017


Session 1: 29 and 30 May 2017

Session 2: 14 and 15 August 2017

The sessions will include networking events.

The participation deadline is 24 April.

For more information see or e-mail Dr Jeanne-Mari Retief at

Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele, Communications Officer, Law Society of South Africa,

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2017 (April) DR 10.