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 the Notice dated 04 March 2019 relating to Examination Language is withdrawn. 2.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

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...

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...