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.

Stakeholder Engagement

The LPC, at its meeting of 18 May 2019, engaged the Minister of Justice and Constitutional matters on matters relating to access to Justice.

Examinations 2020

Code of Conduct

Scam Alert: Fraudsters targeting Attorney’s trust accounts

The Legal Practice Council appoints an Executive Officer

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Professional Affairs

Examinations

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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 confirms no leak of the Attorney’s admission examination papers

Media Statement

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 the Notice dated 04 March 2019 relating to Examination Language is withdrawn. 2.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

The Legal Practice Council turns one

1st November 2019 marks one year since the launch of the Legal Practice Council (LPC) a national, statutory body established in terms of section 4 of the Legal Practice Act, No 28 of 2014.“The work done over the past year has been geared to make sure that...

FRAUD ALERT

The Legal Practice Council (LPC) would like to warn legal practitioners about the increasing levels of e-mail frauds and the fact that cybercrime is not covered by the policy provided by the Legal Practitioners Indemnity Insurance Fund.Practitioners...

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