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LSSA AGM programme

1 and 2 April 2016

Time Session Speakers
FRIDAY, 1 APRIL 2016 MORNING SESSION

09:30 

Opening and welcome
Welcome to Gauteng

Richard Scott, Co-Chairperson
Anthony Millar, President, Law Society of the Northern Provinces

  Council meeting Richard Scott, Co-Chairperson
10:30 Refreshment break  
11:00 Session 1 - Legal Practice Act

Progress report  on the National Forum on the Legal Profession; regulation under the LPA; Professional interest: Promoting non-regulatory issues
Presentation by Jan Stemmett on regulation ito the Legal Practice Act

Busani Mabunda, Co-Chairperson;
Max Boqwana, LSSA councillor and Deputy Chairperson of the National Forum on the Legal Profession;
Jan Stemmett, LSSA Councillor and National Forum member
12:00 Session 2 - Regional interaction
Reports by the Pan African Lawyers Union, the SADC Lawyers Association,
the Law Society of Namibia and the Law Society of Swaziland
Facilitator: Mimie Memka, LSSA councillor
Gigi Reid-Miles, PALU
Gilberto Caldeira Correia, President, SADCLA
Wouter Rossouw, President, Law Society of Namibia
José Rodrigues, President, Law Society of Swaziland
13:00 to 14:00 Lunch  
FRIDAY, 1 APRIL 2016: AFTERNOON SESSION
 14:00 Introduction of keynote speaker Strike Madiba, LSSA councillor
  Session 3: Keynote address:Economic impact of professionals Dr Terence Nombembe, CEO, SAICA
15:00 Refreshment break  
15:30 – 17:00

Session 4: The technology revolution

Facilitator: Ettienne Barnard
Khumisi Kganare and Lucien Pierce

17:15 The Law Society Library  
FRIDAY, 1 APRIL 2016: DINNER
18:30
Keynote address
Dress: Dark suit/Traditional
His Excellency Deputy President
Cyril Ramaphosa. Read the address.
SATURDAY, 2 APRIL 2016

08:30


 

Session 5: Plenary session: A better deal for women in practice
Panel and interactive session: 5 achievable objectives
View the recommendations arising from this panel discussion.
Presentation be Seehaam Samaai: Monitoring and Evaluation Improving Data analytics and complaint mechanisms 

Facilitator: Nolukhanyiso Gcilitshana, LSSA councillor  
Panel: Thina Siwendu, Seeham Samaai, Reishoketsoe Malefo, Beverley Clark, Pulane Kingston
and Dr Jeanne-Mari Retief

10:30 Refreshment break  
11:00  Parallel session Session 6: Update on court-annnexed mediation
Ebrahim Patelia Court-Annexed Mediation - The 8 Step Plan To Move Forward Presentation


Developments in family arbitration
Presentation by Susan Abro
Paper by Susan Abro
Facilitator: Jan van Rensburg, LSSA councillor
Acting Judge Cassim Sardiwalla
Ebrahim Patelia

Susan Abro and Zenobia du Toit
11:00 Parallel session Session 7: Human trafficking: What can attorneys do? Facilitator: Harshna Munglee
Marcel van der Watt, Dept of Police Practice, Unisa
12:30 Closing plenary session – Announcement of new Co-Chairpersons
Closure by Co-Chairpersons
 
13:00  Lunch  
 
 

 

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