The Legal Practice Council is mandated to set norms and standards, to provide for the admission and enrolment of legal practitioners and to regulate the professional conduct of legal practitioners to ensure accountability.
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The Legal Practice Council is a national, statutory body established in terms of section 4 of the Legal Practice Act, No 28 of 2014. The Legal Practice Council and its Provincial Councils regulate the affairs of and exercise jurisdiction over all legal practitioners (attorneys and advocates) and candidate legal practitioners.
The Legal Practice Council (LPC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Charity Nzuza as the Executive Officer effective from 1 September 2019. Ms. Nzuza has been acting in the role since the Council was established on 1 November 2018 and brings a wealth of...
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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) In light of the Coronavirus outbreak, the Legal Practice Council (LPC) urges all legal practitioners planning to attend international conferences or workshops and also planning to welcome visitors from around the country and globally to...
Media Statement The LPC urges the public to report misconducts by legal practitioners following the Closure and Investigation
The LPC urges the public to report misconducts by legal practitioners following the Closure and Investigation the Masters’ Offices The Legal Practice Council (LPC), has noted the Special Investigation Unit investigation on allegations of maladministration, corruption...
The above matter refers. Kindly be advised that Council at its meeting which was held on 13 December 2019, notifies the legal profession that: - 1. the Notice dated 04 March 2019 relating to Examination Language is withdrawn. 2. the withdrawal is done to allow the...
Roelofse AJ  Out with the old — in with the new. The Legal Practice Act, 2014 ('the Act')' introduced an entirely new regime for the legal profession in South Africa. In addition, the Act introduced significant changes for persons who wish to apply be admitted and...
Legal Practitioners giving tax advice 1. The Legal Practice Council has met with representatives of the S A Revenue Service (“SARS”), at the request of SARS, to discuss issues relating to tax practitioners. 2. Section 240(1) of the Tax Administration Act of 2011 (“the...
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11 December 2019 The Legal Practice Council welcomes the judgement on Section 26(1)(a) by the Constitutional Court The Legal Practice Council welcomes today's judgement by the Constitutional Court on Section 26(1)(a) of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014. The Council...
Fidelity Fund Certificate application portal The Legal Practice Council would like to inform all legal practitioners that the Fidelity Fund Certificate application portal remains open. All difficulties encountered during the application process have been noted and are...