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National Wills Week: 15 to 19 September 2014
Attorneys: Click here to register to participate in this year's National Wills Week. Deadline for attorneys' registration 20 June 2014.

Court-annexed mediation: Implementation has been postponed to 1 December 2014. 

Legal Practice Bill latest

The Legal Practice Bill is awaiting assent by the President.
Download the Legal Practice Bill [B20D-2012]
Click here for more on the Legal Practice Bill.



Latest resource documents for attorneys
►Court-annexed mediation rules: Effective from 1 August 2014. Download.
►IRBA Guide for Registered Auditors: Engagements on Attorneys Trust Accounts. Effective for engagements commencing on or after 1 March 2014. Download.
►e-Filing User Guide for Transfer Duty 2014.

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Professional examination dates for 2014:
Click here  for professional examination information.



Click here to view the attorneys' firms participating in the Synergy Link empowerment initiative.


To read the July 2014 issue, click above
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LEAD learning activities for legal practitioners and law firm support staff

Grow Your Practice: One-day seminar with Vincent Faris - August/September 2014. Download.





Getting legal assistance

► Legal Aid South Africa
► Pro bono services by attorneys
► First Free Interview Scheme by attorneys

Read more and get contact information.

Complaints - Your rights and responsibilities as the client of an attorney. Read more. 
How to become an attorney. Read more
Foreign lawyers wanting to practise as SA attorneys. Read more.
Confirm an attorney is in good standing/in practise. Read more.


Report fraud and corruption in the attorneys' profession.
Read more.



10 July 2014: LSSA calls on KwaZulu-Natal  Law Society to resume its statutory functions with immediate effect. Read press release.

4 June 2014: LSSA urges speedy resolution to NDPP issue: The LSSA has urged President Jacob Zuma and Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha to finalise discussions on the controversy around National Director of Public Prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana as a matter of urgency. Read press release.



LSSA information brochures are available in English, isiZulu, Afrikaans, isiXhosa and Sesotho.
  NEW: Claiming from the Road Accident Fund: Why use an attorney? Read more and download

Buying and selling a house Read more and download

Marriage: The legal aspects Read more and download.

Deceased estates Read more and download.

Consumer Protection Act Read more and download.



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