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).
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.
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.
AIIF Master Policy amendments: Only practitioners who have a valid Fidelity Fund certificate on the date of the cause of action will have indemnity.
Correctly designating investment accounts; attorney's practice pitfalls and preventing professional negligence claims; and is your practice ready for the Legal Practice Act?
The secure online application and certificate issuing portal to apply for Fidelity Fund certificates is open, and the deadline has been extended to 31 December 2018.
The LSSA continues into the Legal Practice Act dispensation as a voluntary, representative, professional body for attorneys and the Legal Practice Council has not replaced it.
The Legal Practice Act comes into operation and the Legal Practice Council has taken over the regulation of the profession from today, 1 November 2018.
The names of the 10 attorneys and 6 advocates elected to the Legal Practice Council have been announced by the National Forum on the Legal Profession.