The LSSA brings together the Black Lawyers Association, the National Association of Democratic Lawyers and provincial attorneys’ associations, in representing the attorneys’ profession in South Africa.
The LSSA made submissions on the LPC's proposed amendment to Rule 22 to declare it misconduct to require prospective legal practitioners to have a driver’s licence or own and / or have access to the use of a vehicle. View the comments on LSSA's website: https://bit.ly/3akYy56
Judge President John Hlophe of the Western Cape High Court has issued directives regarding access to courts during the Covid-19 lockdown, to be implemented as from 10 August 2020. View the directives at https://bit.ly/33tGkgc
The notice contains important directives regarding the filing of civil trial enrolment practice notes and unopposed motion date applications. The Directive is being reviewed. Practitioners are invited to send suggestions to NWalkinshaw@judiciary.org.za by 4pm on 7/8/20.
Gauteng High Court: The 11 May 2020 Consolidated Directive has been extended indefinitely or until replaced or withdrawn (save for some amendments in respect of the Pretoria High Court) by a notice issued by the JP on 2 August 2020. View the notice at https://bit.ly/3i3za6w
Please note that the CIPC has scheduled electrical maintenance on all its systems from 7 August 2020 at 13:00 to 9 August 2020 at 16:00. During this time, no applications or services will be available.