ATTORNEYS’ ACT 53 OF 1979 AND RELEVANT AMENDMENTS:

  1. Attorneys Act 53 of 1979
  2. Attorneys Amendment Act 40 of 2014 effective 29052015
  3. Amendment to Regulations Annexure B FFC App Form Sep2015

 

CAPE LAW SOCIETY GUIDELINES:

  1. Non Litigious Guideline as amended Jul 2012
  2. CLS Attorney Lien E
  3. CLS Compliance with contractual obligations
  4. CLS Conduct Criminal Law Matters
  5. CLS Conduct of administrations ito s74 E
  6. CLS Conduct personal injury claims E
  7. CLS Guidance for Proper Conduct of Property Law Matters
  8. CLS Guideline – Contingency fee E
  9. CLS Guideline Dealing with the Public and Trust Monies
  10. CLS Guideline for Principals of Candidate Attorneys
  11. CLS Guideline Undertakings by Attorneys
  12. CLS Recommended Procedure for Section 78(2A) Investments
  13. CLS Guidance Note on FAIS

 

CERTIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS – REGULATIONS
Rules Regulations of a Commissioner of Oaths

 

CONVEYANCING GUIDELINES – EFFECTIVE WITH RESPECT TO INSTRUCTIONS RECEIVED FROM 01 JUNE 2018:
Conveyancing Fee Guidelines Effective 01June2018

 

LODGING A COMPLAINT WITH THE CAPE LAW SOCIETY:

  1. Click on link to access Complaints Submission Form: 1 CLS Complaint Submission Form
  2. 2 CLS Public Disciplinary Complaints Guideline E
  3. 3 CLS Public Disciplinary Guide to Disciplinary Procedure E

 

REGISTERING A COMPLAINT WITH THE MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT, CAPE TOWN, via THE CAPE LAW SOCIETY:

  1. Click on link below to access form to be completed in order to register an Estate query with the MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT, CAPE TOWN:
    Form to Register an Estate Query with the Master of the High Court Cape Town via the Cape Law Society_distributed_0005

 

FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE CENTRE ACT (FICA)

  1. Organisations Already Registered with FIC – What To Do Once Org ID is Received:
    Already Reg Organisations with Org ID What To Do
  2. Not Registered with FIC – Step by Step Guide to Use goAML:
    Registering on GOaml System

 

TRUST ACCOUNT AUDITS:

  1. IRBA Guide – Engagement with Attorney’s Trust Accounts
    https://www.irba.co.za/upload/Revised%20Guide%20for%20RAs_Engagements%20on%20Attorneys%20Trust%20Accounts%202016.pdf

 

LEGAL PRACTICE ACT:
Visit the LSSA website for up to date information

RISK ALERT BULLETINS FROM THE ATTORNEYS’ INDEMNITY INSURANCE FUND:

 

RULES FOR THE ATTORNEYS PROFESSION: EFFECTIVE 1 MARCH 2016

  1. Rules for the Attorneys’ Profession (these Rules replaced the Cape Law Society Rules in entirety): RulesForTheAttorneysProfessionMar2016