LAW SOCIETY NOTICES & UPDATES

September 2018 Conveyancing Examinations: On-Line Registrations Now Open

July 27th, 2018|Comments Off on September 2018 Conveyancing Examinations: On-Line Registrations Now Open

The Cape Law Society's on-line registration process for the Conveyancing Examination to be written on 05 September 2018, is now open. Click on link hereunder to access further detailed information: http://capelawsoc.law.za/exams-admissions/conveyancing-exams-sep-2018-on-line-registration-form/

Calling on All Advocates Not Affiliated To GCB/AFT, NBCSA & NFA

June 21st, 2018|Comments Off on Calling on All Advocates Not Affiliated To GCB/AFT, NBCSA & NFA

The Legal Practice Council (the Council) is being established in terms of Section 4 of the Legal Practice Act, 2014 (the Act).  The Council will exercise jurisdiction over all legal practitioners (both attorneys and advocates) [...]

Amended Conveyancing Guideline – Effective 01 June 2018

May 30th, 2018|Comments Off on Amended Conveyancing Guideline – Effective 01 June 2018

Attention: Members of the Cape Law Society   Amended Conveyancing Fee Guidelines, released by the Law Society of South Africa are now available.  Please be advised that these Guidelines are to come into operation with [...]

MAY 2018 Conveyancing Exams & JUNE 2018 Notarial Practice Exams: On-Line Registrations

April 6th, 2018|Comments Off on MAY 2018 Conveyancing Exams & JUNE 2018 Notarial Practice Exams: On-Line Registrations

NOTARIAL PRACTICE EXAMS: JUNE 2018 Kindly be advised that the on-line registration form the Notarial Practice Examinations Examination to be written on the 20 June 2018. Please note that payment for the examinations should be [...]

Attorneys Admission Exam Results FEB 2018 – Now Available

April 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Attorneys Admission Exam Results FEB 2018 – Now Available

The Attorneys Admission Exam Results for Feb 2018 (as results are collated according to exam number, please ensure that you have your exam number at hand): http://capelawsoc.law.za/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Admission-Exams-Feb-2018-Results.pdf   Please note further the remark applications should [...]

15% VAT BECOMES EFFECTIVE ON 1 APRIL 2018 – Increase To Prescribed Fees

March 28th, 2018|Comments Off on 15% VAT BECOMES EFFECTIVE ON 1 APRIL 2018 – Increase To Prescribed Fees

 Dear Members and Candidate Attorneys As you are aware, on 21 February 2018 the Minister of Finance announced an increase in the VAT rate from 14% to 15%, which takes effect on 1 April 2018. [...]

CLS Special General Meeting Held on 26 Mar 2018: Motion Carried

March 27th, 2018|Comments Off on CLS Special General Meeting Held on 26 Mar 2018: Motion Carried

Members are advised that at the Special General Meeting of the Cape Law Society held on 26 March 2018, the MOTION to approve the transfer , by the CLS, of a cash amount to the [...]

THE CAPE LAW SOCIETY EXPRESSES CONCERN WITH WIDE SPREAD ARRESTS AND DETENTION OF JUDGES AND LAWYERS IN TURKEY

March 16th, 2018|Comments Off on THE CAPE LAW SOCIETY EXPRESSES CONCERN WITH WIDE SPREAD ARRESTS AND DETENTION OF JUDGES AND LAWYERS IN TURKEY

The Cape Law Society (“CLS”) has noted with concern the wide spread and systemic arbitrary arrest and detention of judges and lawyers in Turkey. Reliable reports indicate that since July 2016: approximately 1525 lawyers have [...]

Directive Issued by the Western Cape High Court – Official Language of Record

March 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Directive Issued by the Western Cape High Court – Official Language of Record

Members are referred to the Directive dated 28 February 2018, issued by the Office of the Judge President of the Western Cape High Court with respect to the official language of record in all Courts [...]

Social Justice Conference – 6 to 7 March 2018

February 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Social Justice Conference – 6 to 7 March 2018

Members are apprised of a Social Justice Conference taking place on 6 and 7 March 2018, details appear here-under, including the registration form  and other relevant documentation: Time      08:30 – 16:00 (both days),  Venue   Nelson [...]