Evictions and lease agreements [Seminar]

Tackle the practicalities of evictions and landlord-tenant disputes

These seminars will cover the theory as well as the practical aspects of residential and commercial evictions. Residential evictions will be discussed in terms of the Prevention of Illegal Evictions from and Unlawful Occupation of Land Act 19 of 1998 (the PIE Act). Disputes between landlords and tenants can take on many forms. Solutions in this regard will be discussed taking into consideration rental collection and alternative dispute resolution. The seminar will focus on all the legal aspects of rental property in general and will not repeat focus areas of previous seminars on evictions.

• Landlord – tenant disputes
• Residential evictions under PIE
• Utility disconnection applications
• Commercial evictions
• Rental Claims
• Lease agreements


CILNA STEYN completed her LLB Degree at Unisa, after which she was admitted as an attorney in 2007. She co-founded Steyn & Steyn Attorneys, where she began to  pecialise in evictions. She regularly presents training session, where she advises groups of rental agents and private landlords on matters relating to Landlord and Tenant Disputes and  roader scope Property Law related matters. She also acts on the panel of experts for the Law Society of South Africa’s Legal Education and Development. She presents seminars on behalf of LSSA/LEAD, educating attorneys nationally on eviction procedures and rental claims. She is one of the drafting attorneys of the TPN (Tenant Profile Network) Residential Lease Pack. Cilna authored The Landlord’s Guide – Property Rental and Eviction in 2015 and regularly publishes articles in newspapers and magazines, she is a regular contributor for the Real Estate Inventor Magazine and an author for LexisNexis on the topic of Lease and Eviction. She also appears on television and radio, participating in discussions relating to Property Law and in particular evictions.



Cape Town: 04 April 2019 | Duration: 09:00 – 16:00
Bloemfontein: 16 April 2019 | Duration: 09:00 – 16:00
Midrand: 06 May 2019 | Duration: 09:00 – 16:00
Durban: 14 May 2019 | Duration: 09:00 – 16:00
Port Alfred: 17 May 2019 | Duration: 09:00 – 16:00


The registration fees are substantially subsidised for practising attorneys and candidate attorneys.

Registration fee categories

  • Legal practitioners (previously this referred to attorneys and advocates): R1 650.00 per person (VAT inclusive)
  • Legal practitioners from practices further than 150km from closest venue: R1 250.00 per person (VAT inclusive)
  • Candidate legal practitioners and support staff: R1 520.00 per person (VAT inclusive)
  • Non-practising legal practitioners/others: R3 300.00 per person (VAT inclusive)

Enquiries: Seminar Department at e-mail: Seminars@LSSALEAD.org.za or tel: 012 441 4644/4690/4613/4600.