Message to law students
Dear LLB student
Greetings the Law Society of South Africa’s Legal Education and Development department.
Congratulations on your choice of degree; a career in the legal profession can be intellectually challenging, personally fulfilling and rewarding.
Please read the LEAD brochure on the core skills required by attorneys. These are summarised as follows.
- Sound Knowledge of the Law
- Strong Financial Literacy
- Effective Communication (Written and Oral) Skills
- Efficient Use of Technology
- Excellent Research Skills
- Ability to Work in a Team
- Effective Time Management
- Great Leadership Skills
We at LEAD wish you a rewarding study experience and look forward to meeting you in the profession.
The LEAD Team