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23 September 2014: Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014
►The Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 was gazetted in GN 740 in Government Gazette 38022 of 22 September 2014.
►LSSA welcomes promulgation of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014. Read press release.
Download Government Gazette 38022 of 22 September.
Click here for more on the background.

17 September 2014: LSSA echoes concern at inappropriate criticism of Judge Thokozile Masipa

5 September 2014: LSSA Comments on the Accreditation Norms and Standards for Mediators

29 August 2014: LSSA Submissions regarding Amendments to and Review of the Companies Act, 2008   

 

 

Latest resource documents for attorneys
► Conveyancing fees guidelines: Effective 15 September 2014. Download.
►Court-annexed mediation rules: Effective from 1 December 2014. Download.Court-annexed mediation implementation has been postponed to 1 December 2014. 
View other resource documents


Professional examination dates for 2014:
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Click here to view the attorneys' firms participating in the Synergy Link empowerment initiative.

 


To read the October 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.

   
   
   

 

   FOR THE PUBLIC

 

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.

                                             


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

   
   
 

NEWS AND PRESS RELEASES:

23 September 2014: LSSA welcomes promulgation of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014. Read press release.

17 September 2014:
LSSA echoes concern at inappropriate criticism of Judge Thokozile Masipa

10 September 2014: LSSA calls for halt to scurrilous and unwarranted attacks on the Public Protector. Read press release.

   

 
 

INFORMATION BROCHURES

►Claiming from the Road Accident Fund: Why use an attorney? Read more and download 

Other LSSA information brochures available in English, isiZulu, Afrikaans, isiXhosa and Sesotho:
►Buying and selling a house
►Marriage: the legal aspects
►Deceased estates and wills
►Consumer Protection Act
View and download brochures.

   

 

 

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