23 January 2020The 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.
30 January 2020The Risk Alert Bulletin includes: Time to rethink and reassess the approach to risk management; a revised LPIIF risk assessment questionnaire; and being diligent.
19 March 2020Risk 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.
16 April 2020The 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.
31 January 2019AIIF Master Policy amendments: Only practitioners who have a valid Fidelity Fund certificate on the date of the cause of action will have indemnity.
04 April 2019Includes: Change of AIIF and AFF names; LPIIF claim statistics; the financial services industry and the Legal Practice Act; and the ‘borrowing’ of trust money.
11 April 2019The 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.
16 May 2019Results 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).
23 May 2019Includes: Proposed amendments to the LPIIF Master Policy explained; and the draft policy with the proposed changes underlined thereon.
25 July 2019The July 2019 Risk Alert Bulletin Includes: The 2019/2020 LPIIF Master Policy and the 2019/2010 Executor Bond Policy.