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Law Society Launches Independent Whistle-Blowing Channels to Report Exam Leaks

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has appointed an independent law firm to investigate the leakage of the August 2018 Attorneys Admission Examination...

Law Society Clarifies Confusion Relating to Its Continuation Under The Legal Practice Act

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) continues into the Legal Practice Act dispensation as a voluntary, representative, professional interest body for attorneys. ...
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Law Society Urges All to Support Efforts to Transform The Legal Profession

The first election period for the new Legal Practice Council (LPC) closed at 12 noon today, 3 October 2018. Throughout the nomination and election...
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LSSA Checklist to be used a guideline when applying for transfer duty receipts

The Law Society has sent out a conveyancers’ checklist of guidelines that may be followed by conveyancers when applying for transfer duty receipts, we...
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Law Society Welcomes Election Process for Legal Practice Council; Urges Practitioners to Participate

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) welcomes the announcement by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Adv Michael Masutha, that the elections for...
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Expropriation without Compensation

The Council of the Cape Law Society (Council) views the current debate around expropriation without compensation (EWC) and land reform in South Africa with...
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BRICS Legal Forum Declaration Signed in Cape Town

The BRICS Legal Forum finalised its meeting and conference in Cape Town on the 24 August 2018 and here is the final declaration that...
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Leaking of Attorneys Admission Examination Papers 

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and the Examination committee, today decided that based on the leaks of the attorneys admission examinations, all...
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Legal Tech Fest 2018 – My views

I attended the Legal Tech Fest in Rosebank recently and I thought I would share what I learnt from the 2 day conference. ...
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Conveyancing fraud

This week past I came across an Assistant Registrar of Deeds poring over a case in which the presiding judge had a really unpleasant...