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Accounts Management for Legal Practitioners (Attendance) Closing date 10 February 2020[Read more]
Accounts Management for Legal Practitioners & Support Staff (Online): Closing date 10 January 2020 [Read More]
Advanced Short Course in Business Rescue (Unisa Distance) Closing date: 27 February 2020 [Read more]
Drafting Heads of Argument [Course]  2 March 2020 (closing date 25 February)[Read more]
POPI[Course] 1 April (Closing date 24 March 2020)
Legal Cost [Course] 18 March (Closing date 11 March 2020)
Civil Mediation Various dates in February, March and April [Read More]
Divorce Mediation Various dates in February, March and April [Read more]
Writing for Litigation [Course] 16 & 17 March [Read more]

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ONLINE COURSES [Support Staff and Legal Practitioners]

Accounts Management (Bookkeeping) for Legal Practioners (Online)
The course is essential for all legal practitioners who intend to open their own practice and all legal support staff. It will also benefit practitioners who are currently practicing in their own firms. The course will impart a sound understanding of the basic business principles that will assist a practitioner to conduct a successful and profitable legal practice. 16 January to 06 March 2020 Registration closes: 10 January 2020 Read more here.

Office Administration and Client Care (Online)
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. This one-month course is presented online exclusively and there are no contact sessions. It is a flexible equivalent to a full-time, three-day, attendance course. 9 September to 11 October 2019 (Registration closes: 1 September 2019) Read more here.

ATTENDANCE [Support Staff and others]

LEAD's ACT division provides a range of training courses aimed at upskilling legal practitioners and law firm support staff.

Deceased Estates (3 days) - 26 - 28 February (Pretoria)
Debt Collection (2 days) - 2 & 3 April (Pretoria)
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LSSA to submit proposal amendments to the LPA

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has identified certain anomalies with the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014, and it intends to submit a proposal for amendments. If you have any amendment suggestions and would like to have them included in the LSSA submission, please e-mail your comments to Kris Devan from the LSSA’s Professional Affairs Department at by no later than 16 August.


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

School attendance centres: East London | Johannesburg | Polokwane | Port Elizabeth | Potchefstroom | Pretoria
1st Intake dates (2020): Read more..

Day School: January 2020 – May 2020  Closing date for applications: October 2019
Night School: January 2020 – June 2020  Closing date for applications: October 2019

(Application form availble soon)

LSSA-UNISA Distance Learning School
Intake 1: January 2020 – July 2020  Closing date for applications: October 2019 - Read more
(Application form availble soon)