2016 Fidelity Fund certificate applications are to be done online. Login details and assistance can be obtained from your provincial law society or from the Attorneys Fidelity Fund. Read more and get assistance.
The LSSA expresses its solidarity with its colleagues in Lesotho and calls on the Lesotho authorities to uphold and respect the Rule of Law. Read more
The closing date for registration for the first 2016 intake for mandatory practice management training for attorneys is 15 December 2015. The course will start in February 2016. Read more. Download the first intake schedule.
The National Forum on the Legal Profession (NF) held its third meeting in Centurion on 19 September 2015. The NF will meet again on 23 January 2016, but its working committees have meetings scheduled throughout October and November to ensure progress is made within the tight timeframes prescribed in the Act. Read more
The uniform 'Rules for the Attorneys' Profession' have been approved by the Chief Justice and will be gazetted soon. The rules will come into operation on 1 March 2016. Read more.
Legal Aid South Africa and attorneys in private practice provide pro bono (free) legal services to qualifying members of the public. Alternatively the attorneys’ profession offers a First Free Interview Scheme. Read more and get contact information
Attorneys are registered with the provincial law societies where they are based. Complaints must be lodged with the relevant law society. Check whether an attorney is in good standing, has a Fidelity Fund certificate, get contact information for complaints and read about your rights and responsibilities as the client of an attorney. Read More
Do you want to become an attorney or are you a foreign lawyer wishing to practise as an attorney in South Africa? Read More