• Welcome to Legal Education and Development

    With 30 years of experience, LEAD understands the needs of a modern-day law firm. A wide range of top-quality seminars and courses give attorneys the knowledge and skills to manage and grow their firms successfully.

  • Well trained staff are the foundation of every successful practice.

    These courses offered by LEAD are an excellent way to
    enhance the critical supporting role staff plays in a law firm.

  • Online Courses

    LEAD's online courses through its e-LEADer platform save time and money by allowing professionals to gain valuable education in the time available to them so as to increase their skills and improve their working lives.

SEMINARS/COURSES FOR LEGAL PRACTITIONERS

2019

Conveyancing 2019 (Update) [Seminar] - Pretoria, 14 January, Johannesburg, 18 January Read More
Business Rescue Practice [Advanced Short Course] (distance, months) Registration close 28 February 2019 Read More
Civil Mediation [Course] - During Court Recess time - All regions - Read more
Divorce Mediation [Course] - Various dates and Regions - Read more

2018

Legal Cost [workshop]  Cape Town, 7 November 2018 - - skills in drawing and opposing bills Read more here
Risk Management [Seminar] Learn more about the risks facing legal practitioners -  Midrand 23 November 2018 Read more 

View our training events for practitioners here.

FOR SUPPORT STAFF

  • ONLINE COURSES

    Introduction to Medical Law
    Learn basic principles of medical law and specifically on medical negligence. Increasingly, more attorneys are pursuing these types of claims without having received training in this sui generis type of delict - the principles of which differ from other delicts. [Registration closed - next intake 2019]
    Read more here.

    Office Management and client Care for Support Staff Online Course
    This course focuses on how a law firm operates and the skills required for effective office administration. Participants will learn, amongst other things, about the tasks of the office administrator, effective communication, personnel management and client care. [Registration closed next intake 2019]. Read more here.

ATTENDANCE: invest in properly trained support staff

Each and every member of the law firm has a role to play in the management of risk. The AIIF notes that many PI claims result from errors made by law firm support staff who may have been delegated tasks for which they have little formal training or expertise; ineffectively supervised; given little or no training; and/or are unable to understand the implications of their role and appreciate the consequences of their actions or inaction.
Read more here.

LEAD's ACT division provides a range of training courses aimed at upskilling law firm support staff. Download Brochure here.

  • Legal Cost - Cape Town 7 November 2018 Midrand - 31 October 2018 

Admission examination 2019:  Refer to the Law Society website. www.LSSA.org.za

SCHOOL FOR LEGAL PRACTICE

2019 School for Legal Practice Brochure now availible!!

Our nine residential centres and a distance training option provide vocational training for candidate attorneys to acquire the practical skills to become effective practitioners.

School attendance centres: East London | Johannesburg | Polokwane | Port Elizabeth | Potchefstroom | Pretoria
1st Intake dates: Read more..
Day School: 04/01/2018 – 06/07/2018 
Night School: 09/01/2018 – 01/06/2018
Closing date for applications: 15/10/2018 (Download application form)

LSSA-UNISA Distance Learning School
Intake 1: 09/01/2019 - 08/07/2019 - Read more
Closing date for applications: 22 October 2018
 (Download application form)