A better legal profession

About the LSSA

The LSSA brings together the Black Lawyers Association, the National Association of Democratic Lawyers and independent attorneys’ associations, in representing the attorneys’ profession in South Africa.

Our Initiatives

The LSSA undertakes advocacy initiatives in the interests of the profession and the public. As part of this mandate it.

For Legal Practitioners

The LSSA aims to empower attorneys to provide excellent legal services to the community in an ethical, professional, considerate and competent manner.

For the Public

The Law Society of South Africa’s mission is to represent the attorneys’ profession and to safeguard the rule of law via the efficient and fair administration of justice.

Court Rolls

High Court Division 

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Supreme Court of Appeal

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Constitutional Court 

Read more here. 

Guidelines for Attorneys on the Protection of Personal Information Act


International Bar Association

Global perspectives on protecting against cyber risks: best governance practices for senior executives and boards of directors.

Click here to view the document.


Ensure your software across all machines are up-to-date to stay in line with security features to fend off security vulnerabilities.

Read more here.

LSSA Members Benefit Handbook


The Members Benefit Handbook explains everything the LSSA does for the profession.

Read full booklet more here.

Links to LSSA YouTube Channel

Webinar Link
Matrimonial Property | 17 November 2023 https://youtu.be/nnWw_hRpwyM
Artificial intelligence and the law | 9 November 2023 https://youtu.be/mdWbH7AJ0DQ

International engagements

The International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference

It serves to advance the development of international law and its role in business and society to provide members with world-class professional development opportunities to enable them to deliver outstanding legal services.

Chairperson of the General Council of the Bar of South Africa, Senior Advocate Myron Dewrance; Law Society of South Africa representative on the council of the International Bar Association, Tshepo Shabangu; President of the Law Society of South Africa, Eunice Masipa and President of the Law Society of England and Wales, Nick Emmerson.


Stay updated with the latest developments in the legal profession.


Click here to have a look at the latest events for attorneys

LSSA Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting programme, click here to view.

For LEAD training events for legal practitioners, click here.

For LEAD training events for support staff, click here