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Free Wellness programme for attorneys

As the pandemic continues to plague the world, we know that many of our members are overwhelmed and dealing with anxiety, fear and even resilience fatigue. Please know that help is at hand. The LSSA has collaborated with PPS and the Reality wellness group to offer telephonic counselling and support. The professional telephonic counselling service […]

Law Society disappointed with the racist rhetoric

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) is disappointed with the racist rhetoric after the violence, looting and destruction of property and the consequent loss of lives that our country recently experienced. The old slogan of one bullet against a sector of our community has taken an alarming change by including Indians. Our country cannot be […]

Open letter to Acting Prime Minister of Eswatini and the SADC Troika

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) calls on the SADC Troika’s meeting with the Acting Prime Minister of Eswatini, Themba Masuku, to ensure that meaningful engagements are held with the country’s civil society and pro-democracy movements. The LSSA has engaged with its legal counterparts in Eswatini and is dismayed at the reports emanating from […]

LSSA publishes PoPIA guide for attorneys

The Law Society has published guidelines for attorneys on the Protection of Personal Information Act.  The guide and checklist is a basic guide to PoPIA and is not definitive. Practitioners are required to apply their mind to the practice, the clients, the nature of legal services and the transaction conducted. This will be unique to […]

Registration open for National Wills Week 2021

The Law Society would like to let legal practitioners know that registration for this year’s National Wills Week initiative is open. Please consider registering to participate. National Wills Week will be held from 13 to 17 September 2021, and registrations close on Friday, 9 July 2021. National Wills Week is now an established highlight among the profession’s social outreach and […]