SEMINARS/COURSES FOR LEGAL PRACTITIONERS


Bookkeeping Attendance Course Legal Practitioners (Attorneys and Advocates)

Cape Town: 07-09 February | Durban: 14-16 February | Bloemfontein: 14-16 February | East London: 14-16 February | Johannesburg: 14-16 February | Pretoria: 14-16 February... Read more.. download registration form

This course is primarily aimed at providing advocates with the necessary basic skills and to assist them to prepare for the legal practitioners’ (bookkeeping examination). This is for conversion of enrolment in terms of section 32 of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 (LPA).  

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Medical Law [Online Course] - 11 March - 10 May 2019 - Read more
Office Admin and Client Care [Online] 25 March - 3 May 2019 - Read more 
Legal Bookkeeping [Online Course] 15 April to 28 June 2019 - Read more
Risk Management [Online Course] 17 June to 19 July 2019 - Read more 

View our training events for practitioners here.

FOR SUPPORT STAFF

  • ONLINE COURSES

    Introduction to Medical Law for Legal Practioners
    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. 11 March to 10 May 2019 (Registration Closes: 1 March 2019) Read more here.

    Legal Bookkeeping Online Course
    This 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. 14 January to 28 February 2019 (Registration closes: 08 January 2019) Read more here.

ATTENDANCE 

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

Legal Costs [Course] - 28 February 2019, Midrand  (This course is aimed for Legal Practitioners and Support Staff... Gain the necassary skills in drawing and opposing bills of cost & ethical background ... Read more

Who is responsible for accounting records?

More often than not, legal practitioners outsource their accounting duties to qualified accountants or bookkeepers. Reasons for the outsourcing will, for obvious reasons, differ from one legal practitioner to another. Reasons range from an inability to prepare and/or balance books, to the need by the legal practitioner to focus on their area of expertise. In this article, the Practitioner Support Unit of the Attorneys Fidelity Fund seeks to clarify who is responsible for accounting records, and what should happen to the accounting records at any given point. Read more.

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

SCHOOL FOR LEGAL PRACTICE

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
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Day School: 06/05/2019 – 31/08/2019  Closing date for applications: 15 February 2019
Night School: 05/06/2019 – 08/11/2019  Closing date for applications: 15 February 2019

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LSSA-UNISA Distance Learning School
Intake 2: 03/06/2019 – 09/12/2019  
Closing date for applications: 22 February 2019 -
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