• 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.

  • LEAD TRAINING IN 2017

    LEAD provides topical and cost-effective attendance and online seminars, workshops and courses for attorneys, candidate attorneys and other legal practitioners. View current training events for practitioners, for support staff and for corporate professionals.
  • WOMEN LAWYERS

    The Significant Leadership Programme for Experienced Women Lawyers will help women lawyers grow their law firms or further their careers in the legal profession.  Venues: Cape Town and Durban. Application deadline: 24 April 2017.  Read more.
  • CONVEYANCING EXAM PREP

    The Conveyancing Exam will be held on 10 May 2017. This LEAD workshop is aimed at those preparing for the exam; workshop registration closes on 3 April 2017. Read more here. View the Conveyancing Exam syllabus here

FOR LEGAL PRACTITIONERS

FOR SUPPORT STAFF

  • MARCH COURSES

    The Civil Litigation in the Magistrate's Court Course revises the basic rules and how to put these into practice (24 to 25 March). The course will  provide all participants with the skills and the confidence to draft legal documents and other pleadings as and when they are required in terms of the Rules.
     

  • APRIL COURSE

    Debt collection for law firm support staff: Participants will be taught the debt collection process in chronological order. High priority will be given to enable students to complete debt collection documents independently. The trainer is an attorney who is an expert in this field. Read more.

  • OTHER COURSES

    We provide a range of other support staff courses, both attendance and online. These cover high court litigation, deceased estates, legal bookkeeping and english writing skills. Read more.

FOR CANDIDATE ATTORNEYS


Our compulsory course for candidate attorneys supplements law firm experience with relevant knowledge and skills, and prepares you for the Attorneys Admissions Examination. Read more.

Admission examination 2017: Due to be held on 14 and 15 February 2017, and on 22 and 23 August 2017.  Click here for more and for the syllabus. Prepare by purchasing past exam papers. Read more.

ONLINE COURSES

  • MEDICAL LAW FOR ATTORNEYS - ONLINE 

    The course focuses on the basic principles in Medical Law, specifically Medical Negligence. More and more attorneys are starting to pursue these types of claims, without having received training in this sui generis type of delict, the principles of which differs from other delicts. 1 August 2017 to October 2017.  Registration closes 30 June 2017 Read more

  • LEGAL BOOKKEEPING SKILLS - ONLINE

    This course is a must for all support staff and or attorneys who want to know more about the fundamentals of bookkeeping and accounting principles especially as they relate to law firms.  Registration closes 3 March 2017. Read more

  • OFFICE ADMIN AND CLIENT CARE - ONLINE

    For new practitioners and law firm support staff, this online course will deal with the tasks of the office administrator; effective communication; personnel management; client care and much more. 2 May 2017 to 2 June 2017. Registration closes 31 March 2017 Read more