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Law Society welcomes appointment of Fhedzisani Pandelani as Acting Solicitor-General

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) welcomes the appointment of Mr Fhedzisani Pandelani as Acting Solicitor-General. ‘We are confident that Mr Pandelani has the skill, conscientiousness, integrity and independence necessary to provide the control, direction and supervision over all offices of State Attorney. The attorneys’ profession commits to support Mr Pandelani in the interest […]

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR LSSA CONFERENCE: JULY 2020

  The Law Society of South Africa’s annual conference has been postponed to July 2020. The exact dates will be confirmed. The conference will focus on one of the key challenges for the legal profession; Renewal of the profession, access, diversity and sustainability. The conference will be preceded by the annual general meeting (AGM) on […]

LSSA Advisory: RAF handover of files

Dear Colleague, The LSSA is very concerned about the letters that all attorneys appointed to the Road Accident Fund received dated 18 and 20 February 2020, being purported notice of handover of files in terms of clause 14 of the service level agreement. Although the 18 February letter advises that panel attorneys are required to […]

Cross-border practice rights

The issue of cross-border practice rights is very much on the foreground. The matter is being discussed at various fora, including by government. At the previous SADC Lawyers Association conference, a decision was taken to establish a task team to consider this prominent matter. Each SADCLA member is to come up with a position on […]