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Resources for attorneys

Documents provided by the LSSA are for information only, and cannot be construed as legal advice.

 
Practice management toolkit
A compendium of practice management articles written by experts for De Rebus to support you in your practice

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Roll-out of court-annexed mediation to Gauteng, Limpopo, North-West and Mpumalanga Read more here
Applying for your 2018 Fidelity Fund Certificate Read more here.
5th Revision of the Criminal Practice Directives for the Regional Courts 2017 (effective 1 September 2017) Download here
4th Revision of the Civil Practice Directives for the Regional Courts 2017 (effective 1 September 2017) Download here
Conveyancing fees guidelines: Applicable to instructions received after 1 May 2017 Download here
Updating your information with the FIC on the new goAML system Click here
The Law Society Library - free assistance for attorneys Click here
Conveyancing fees guidelines: Applicable to instructions received after 1 April 2016 Download
FIC Directive 04/2016: Accountable and reporting institutions required to update registration related information to access FIC’s new registration and reporting platform. Download FIC directive
Rules for the Attorneys' Profession -- Effective 1 March 2016 Download
LEAD law-in-minutes videos: Pension law, labour law, IT technology law; the Risk of Social Media for Attorneys and their Clients; Modern Approach to Litigation; Court-Annexed Mediation Rules Click here
Fidelity Fund certificate online applications for 2016 Read more
LSSA guideline on the use of Internet-based technologies in legal practice
(March 2015 update)
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LSSA guideline on the use of Internet-based technologies in legal practice (November 2014) Download here
Electronic Signatures for South African Law Firms: LSSA Guidelines (October 2014) Download here
An introduction to cloud computing: LSSA Guidelines for South African law firms (September 2014 update) Download here
Conveyancing fees guidelines: Applicable to instructions received after 15 September 2014 Download here
Court-annexed mediation Read More
IRBA Guide for Registered Auditors: Engagements on Attorneys Trust Accounts: Effective for engagements commencing on or after 1 March 2014 Download here
e-Filing User Guide for Transfer Duty 2014 Read More
Master's Office paperless PEAS an PEAST systems Read more
Tariff of Fees for Attorneys for Litigious Matters (11 October 2013) Download here
Protection of Personal Information: Guidelines for South African Law Firms (October 2013)
Please also download the Information Security Guidelines below
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Information Security: Guidelines for South African Law Firms (June 2011) Download here
SAFLII - case law and legislation from South Africa and legal materials from other countries in the region. Click here
Laws of South Africa - a free resource to find consolidated legislation, funded by the University of Pretoria and the South African Legal Information Institute. Click here
Drafting a basic will checklist (September 2013) Download here
Criminal Practice Directives for the Regional Courts in South Africa 2013 Revision
Civil Practice Directives for the Regional Courts in South Africa 2013 Revision
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Practice Manual of the Labour Court of South Africa (Effective 1 April 2013) Download here
Introduction to Social Media - Legal Implications for South African Law Firms: LSSA Guidelines and draft sample social media policy Download here
An Introduction to Cloud Computing: Legal Implications for South African Law Firms Download here
Management of E-Mail: Guidelines for South African Law Firms (April 2012) Download here
EFT Fraud Prevention Toolkit for Attorneys (August 2011) Download here
Consumer Protection Guide for Lawyers (August 2011) Download here
Protection of Personal Information: Guidelines for South African Law Firms (June 2011) Download here
Financial Intelligence Centre advisories and guidelines Click here
E-transfer documents and interventions by the LSSA Click here
Sale of land on instalments precedents
   
 
 

 

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