More Training events ...

Civil Mediation [Course] Durban: 26-30 August 2019    
Commercial Drafting Skills [Course] Gauteng: 2 - 5 September 2019    
Debt Collection [Seminar] Durban: 30 September 2019 
Drafting Heads of Argument [Course] Midrand: 19 September 2019    
National Credit Act [Seminar] Port Elizabeth: 22 August 2019
Significant Leadership - for Female Practitioners [Workshop]Midrand: 11 - 13 October 2019
Techniques in dispute resolution & case management [Seminar] Cape Town: 03-04 October 2019
Writing for Litigation [Course]    Midrand: 28 & 29 October 2019  

View our training events for practitioners here.

Coming soon:

Medical Law [Online Course]- 19 August - 23 October 2019 - Read more 
Debt Collection [Seminar] September October Read more


ONLINE COURSES [Support Staff and Legal Practitioners]

Introduction to Medical Law for Legal Practioners (Online)
Learn basic principles of medical law and specifically on medical negligence. Increasingly, more Legal Practitioners 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. 19 August to 23 October 2019 (Registration Closes: 8 August 2019) 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.

Basic Conveyancing: 27 & 28 September | Legal Cost: 6 November | Civil Litigation
in the Magistrate’s Court:
 30 & 31 August |.Debt Collection... and many more -  Read more

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 attorneys 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)