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Legal Practice

Bill Number: B20-2012Act Number: 28 of 2014
Bill Status
Original Act
DateGazette NumberTitle
2014-09-2238022ACT NO. 28 OF 2014: LEGAL PRACTICE ACT, 2014
Draft Bill

Year of publication


Explanatory Summary

Access for GG 35357 published on 15 May 2012.

Parliamentary Documents
Further Information
Sabinet Monitoring Articles
News Articles
7 new laws which will shape business in South AfricaBusinessTech2019-02-05
New Act, new council, new BarMail & Guardian2018-10-19
Legal Practice Bill signedPolity.org.za2014-09-25
Legal Practice Bill: Fusion in disguiseMail and Guardian2013-11-29
Malpractice claims against lawyers set to be made publicBusiness Day2013-11-20
Bill threatens independence - attorneysNews242013-11-13
Controversial Bill ends legal fraternity's self-regulationMail and Guardian2013-11-13
Parliament passes Legal Practice BillPolity.org.za2013-11-13
Assembly passes Legal Practices BillIOL2013-11-12
Parliament OKs legal practice billNews242013-11-12
Parliament passes Legal Practice BillThe Citizen2013-11-12
Legal Practice Bill could face court challengeIOL2013-11-04
Greater access to legal services needed - DAFin242013-10-07
WTO obligations affect Legal Practice Bill considerationsDaily News2013-10-04
MPs to mull changes to Legal Practice BillPolity.org.za2013-10-03
ACDP laments Legal Practice Bill clauseIOL2013-10-02
MPS set to make provision in bill for high legal fees probeBusiness Day2013-09-05
MPS want clause in legal bill removedBusiness Day2013-08-02
Jeffery appointment could delay legal billBusiness Day2013-07-16
George Bizos rails against proposed BillMail and Guardian2013-02-22
Lawyers at war over billThe Times2013-02-20
Sparks will fly over law bill seeks accessThe Star2013-02-07
Law practice:: New bill hailedNews242012-07-13
Extension sought for Legal Practice BillIOL2012-07-12
Free legal services for the poorBrand South Africa2010-05-06
State set to cap legal feesFin242010-05-05
Attorney/advocate distinction to be abolishedMail and Guardian2009-06-24
Opinion Pieces
Speeches and Statements (Non parliamentary)
Amendment to Legal Practice Act Regulations: Department briefing; SAPS, IPID and CSPS Budget Vote reports; Judges and Magistrates salariesParliamentary Monitoring Group2021-10-25
National Forum on the Legal Profession implemented - Law SocietyPoliticsweb2015-01-30
Legal Practice Act will drastically redress imbalances in legal profession - BLAPoliticsweb2014-09-26
President Jacob Zuma assents to the Legal Practice BillGCIS2014-09-23
Legal Practice Bill's passage through NCOP procedurally incorrect - Dene SmutsPoliticsweb2014-03-12
Statement by Glenda Steyn, DA Gauteng Provincial Legislature Chief Whip, on ANC flip flop on Legal Practice Bill undermines public consultationPolity.org.za2014-03-04
Legal Practice Bill a well rounded piece of legislation - BLAPoliticsweb2013-11-15
Our concerns over Legal Practice Bill - Steve SwartPoliticsweb2013-11-12
Why we oppose the Legal Practice Bill - Dene SmutsPoliticsweb2013-11-12
Legal Practice Bill: one step forward, two steps back - Dene SmutsPoliticsweb2013-10-03
Statement by Steve Swart, African Christian Democratic Party MP, expresses concerns about minister's powers in Legal Practice BillPolity.org.za2013-10-02
Arthur Chaskalson's warning on Legal Practice BillPoliticsweb2012-11-12
Statement by Justice & Constitutional Development Committee, on extension of deadline for written submission on Legal Practice BillPolity.org.za2012-07-27
GCB welcomes introduction of legal practice billPoliticsweb2012-07-26
Legal profession must be demographically representative - Jeff RadebePoliticsweb2011-11-03
70% of govt briefs already going to black counsel - DAPoliticsweb2010-03-03
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