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Summit on Briefing Patterns in the Legal Profession

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LAW SOCIETY OF SOUTH AFRICA
SUMMIT ON BRIEFING PATTERNS IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION

Senate Room, Emperors Palace Convention Centre, Kempton Park

PROGRAMME


08:30        Welcome Busani Mabunda (Co-Chairperson, LSSA)
08:40        Opening address    Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng
09:00        Vote of thanks to the Chief Justice    Richard Scott (Co-Chairperson, LSSA)
09:10        Introduction to the Summit         Busani Mabunda
09:40        Research views on briefing patterns      Tsili Phooko (UNISA)

10:15      Perspective from the consumers of legal services
                 Nonkululeko Sindane (Director-General, Department of Justice and Constitutional Development);
                 Khanyisile Kweyama (CEO, Business Unity South Africa); Mohale Ralebitso (CEO, Black Business Council)

11:00       Refreshment break

11:15       Perspective from the legal profession
                 Max Boqwana, Adv Samantha Martin; Adv Dali Mpofu SC and Baitseng Rangata
 

12:15       Perspective from Government as the policy maker
                 The Hon John Jeffery (Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development)


12:45        Lunch

13:45       Solutions session and recommendations       Moderator: Justice Malala

15:30       Overview and closing remarks   Richard Scott (Co-Chairperson, LSSA)

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