Practice Management

Task Team meeting

23 January 2020

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) would like to notify legal practitioners that its Conveyancing Task Team is meeting regularly and had its first meeting for 2020 on 16 January.

Risk Alert Bulletin - February 2020

30 January 2020

The Risk Alert Bulletin includes: Time to rethink and reassess the approach to risk management; a revised LPIIF risk assessment questionnaire; and being diligent.

Risk Alert Bulletin - COVID-19

19 March 2020

Risk Alert Bulletin 2 of 2020: The coronavirus pandemic: Risk management considerations for South African legal practitioners and suggestions as to what measures they can consider implementing.

COVID-19 Impact on the legal profession

16 April 2020

The LPC has published a draft document calling for thoughts on possible solutions or interventions to minimize the economic and financial impact of COVID-19 on the legal profession.

Comments from GAA on LPC document

23 April 2020

The Gauteng Attorneys Association has published a letter in reply to the LPC wanting possible solutions or interventions to minimize the economic and financial impact of COVID-19 on the legal profession.

Risk Alert Bulletin - December 2018

31 January 2019

AIIF Master Policy amendments: Only practitioners who have a valid Fidelity Fund certificate on the date of the cause of action will have indemnity.

Risk Alert Bulletin - March 2019

04 April 2019

Includes: Change of AIIF and AFF names; LPIIF claim statistics; the financial services industry and the Legal Practice Act; and the ‘borrowing’ of trust money.

LPC Code of Conduct

11 April 2019

The Legal Practice Council has published the final Code of Conduct for all legal, candidate legal practitioners, and juristic entities as defined, effective from 29 March 2019.

Young lawyers survey

16 May 2019

Results of the LSSA's online survey of its constituent young lawyers (35 and younger and those over 35, but who have practised for fewer than 5 years).

Risk Alert Bulletin - May 2019

23 May 2019

Includes: Proposed amendments to the LPIIF Master Policy explained; and the draft policy with the proposed changes underlined thereon.
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