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 office of the Master, Nelspruit will be closed tomorrow, 3 August 2021, for decontamination. Kindly contact the acting Head of Office, Mr Lallie in the event of urgent queries: VLallie@justice.gov.za or 084 994 8412. Services will resume on Wednesday, 4 August 2021.
The Legal Practitioners Development Fund has made funds available to assist legal practitioners who have been unable to obtain a 2021 Fidelity Fund Certificate due to an inability to pay for the annual audit. View the application here: http://www.derebus.org.za/resources-and-documents/
The LSSA has collaborated with PPS and the Reality Wellness Group to offer free telephonic counselling and support. The professional telephonic counselling service is available 24/7/365. More information on this initiative is available on the LSSA website: https://bit.ly/3yoqkss
2/2 Practitioners can contact the prosecutors to arrange that matters be postponed until alternative arrangements are made for the court to be able to function again or until the prohibition notice is revoked.
1/2 Practitioners must note that the Musina Court is closed. It was issued with a notice prohibiting it from being used as the structure is in danger of collapsing. All cases will be postponed in the interim.