The LSSA (Law Society of South Africa) consists of regulatory and disciplinary authorities for practising lawyers in South Africa. Lawyers must register with the relevant provincial law firm in which they operate under the Lawyers Act 1979. [8] The lawyer-lawyer gap in South Africa reflects the division between lawyer and lawyer in other Commonwealth countries, with lawyers having roles largely equivalent to those of lawyers and lawyers having roles largely equal to those of lawyers. The LSSA has represented the legal profession since 1998 and when LPC was created at the end of October 2018, it required the LSSA to transform. The LSSA has revamped and amended its statutes to reflect both its new role as a representative body with the primary objectives of leading a transformed profession in a changing legal environment and practice. The legal profession currently has approximately 28,580 lawyers registered as lawyers and 6,700 partners (as of July 31, 2020). The LSSA brings together the Black Lawyers Association, the National Association of Democratic Lawyers and the Provincial Attorneys` Associations to represent the legal profession in South Africa. To date, only the Gauteng Lawyers` Association has been officially established and is a member of the LSSA. Other provinces, with the exception of Limpopo, have finalized their constitutions through their task forces, but due to the lockdown, they have not held general assemblies to formally adopt the constitutions.

Limpopo has announced that it will soon approve its constitution. The Law Society of South Africa congratulates the newly elected board members of the Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund. . Stay up to date with the latest developments in the legal profession. Lawyers are hired directly by clients and act as « managers » of litigation. Although lawyers and lawyers may appear before the High Court of South Africa,[9] they will « inform » a lawyer if specialized litigation is required. Admission to the bar requires an academic qualification, an LLB from a South African university; see Bachelor of Laws § South Africa and Legal Education in South Africa. (Historically, the B.Proc. degree has also been offered.) « Articles » are then served as a candidate lawyer with a practising lawyer for a period of time indicated based on the candidate`s qualifications (usually two years if an appropriate legal degree has been obtained); The length of articles can be shortened by taking hands-on legal training or performing community service.

The candidate must also pass a « board of directors exam » established by the provincial bar. The review includes the following: 2/2 The Real Estate Practitioners Regulation has been published for public comment. Comments can be sent to by November 16 or directly to the Ministry of Human Settlements by November 20. Look at the regulations at First of all, the main goal of De Rebus is to be an educational tool for the profession and to be used for research purposes to confirm its longevity in the hands of its reader. Since De Rebus is a journal, this means that readers refer to it more than once for research purposes. The digitization of the journal facilitates the search for articles in the journal for the profession and allows the immediate dissemination of information relevant to the profession. The mission of the Law Society of South Africa is to represent the legal profession and ensure the rule of law through the efficient and fair administration of justice. Representation of the legal profession in South Africa. National Testament Week is now an established culmination of social awareness and access to justice professions initiatives. This is thanks to the thousands of lawyers who participate by generously donating their time and skills. Will Week is an opportunity for members of the public to have a basic will drawn up free of charge by a lawyer.

The LSSA undertakes advocacy initiatives in the interest of the profession and the public. Within this mandate, it is important. The President of the LSSA, Mr. Mvuzo Notyesi, wishes to all the candidate lawyers who take the lawyers` entrance exam from today, as well as to the lawyers who take the transfer exams (11. and 18 November) and at the notary office (November 12), good luck! Click here to view the latest events for lawyers The LSSA brings together the Black Lawyers Association, the National Association of Democratic Lawyers and the provincial law societies to represent the legal profession in South Africa. The LSSA works with key stakeholders on advocacy issues and meets regularly with various stakeholders. The LSSA Transfer of Ownership Task Team is still active and the mentorship program has been introduced. The LSSA does not provide for contact mentoring, but for one-on-one or virtual group mentoring. The LSSA is in the process of completing the reconciliation of mentees with mentors, but there is still a need for mentors to be paired with promising mentees.