The Legal Practice Council

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.

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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.

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The Legal Practice Council appoints an Executive Officer

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...

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

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...

WITHDRAWAL OF NOTICE ON EXAMINATION LANGUAGE

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 the Notice dated 04 March 2019 relating to Examination Language is withdrawn. 2.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...

LEGODI JUDGMENT ADMISSIONS – 13-DEC-19

Roelofse AJ [1] 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...

NOTICE TO ALL LEGAL PRACTITIONERS GIVING TAX ADVICE

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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