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National Office

Thornhill Office Park │Building 20│
94 Bekker Road | Vorna Valley | Midrand │ 0002

E-mail:

info@lpc.org.za

Phone

+27 (0) 10 001 8500
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Enrolment of Legal Practitioners

Section 24 of the Legal Practice Act states inter alia that:

  1. a person may only practise as a legal practitioner if he or she is admitted and enrolled to practise as such in terms of this Act;
  2. the High Court must admit to practise and authorise to be enrolled as a legal practitioner, conveyancer or notary any person who, upon application, satisfies the court that he or she— (a) is duly qualified as set out in section 26;

(b) is a—

(i) South African citizen; or

(ii) permanent resident in the Republic;

(c) is a fit and proper person to be so admitted; and

(d) has served a copy of the application on the Council, containing the information as determined in the rules within the time period determined in the rules