• Welcome to Legal Education and Development

    With 30 years of experience, LEAD understands the needs of a modern-day law firm. A wide range of top-quality seminars and courses give attorneys the knowledge and skills to manage and grow their firms successfully.

  • Well trained staff are the foundation of every successful practice.

    These courses offered by LEAD are an excellent way to
    enhance the critical supporting role staff plays in a law firm.

  • Online Courses

    LEAD's online courses through its e-LEADer platform save time and money by allowing professionals to gain valuable education in the time available to them so as to increase their skills and improve their working lives.

SEMINARS/COURSES FOR LEGAL PRACTITIONERS




Wills and Testamentary Trusts Seminar - Read more here
Cybersecurity Seminar: Will the threat of cyber crime kill your firm - Read more here.



FOR CORPRATE AND GOVERNMENT PRACTITIONERS

Writing documents for litigation -  Read more here
Medical Law for Health Practitioners - Read more here
 

FOR SUPPORT STAFF

  • PRETORIA

    Coming in Pretoria:  | Debt Collection 09 - 10 November 2017
    Read more here.

  • CAPE TOWN

    Coming in Cape Town:   The legal secretary on 15 to 17 November 2017
    Read more here.

  • OTHER COURSES

    View our full range of support staff courses. Read more.

FOR CANDIDATE ATTORNEYS

Our Compulsory Course for candidate attorneys supplements law firm experience with relevant knowledge and skills, and prepares you for the Attorneys Admissions Examination. Read more

Admission examination 2018: Dates will be published as soon as these become available.  Click here to view the 2017 exam syllabus. Prepare by purchasing past exam papers. Read more.

Message to South African Law Students: Dear Future Legal Practitioner, greetings from LEAD, the Law Society of South Africa’s Legal Education and Development department. Congratulations on your choice of degree; a career in the legal profession can be intellectually challenging, personally fulfilling and rewarding. Read more

MEDIATION COURSES

  • As you are no doubt aware, the Rules regulating the mediation process in the Magistrate’s Courts were published on 18 March 2014 and came into operation on 1 December 2014.
     
  • The new rules facilitate settlement of cases through mediation. Past experience has shown that mediation is a growing area of legal specialisation and, when used appropriately, can offer a valuable approach to reduce the time and cost of litigation.

  • Regions: Cape Town 107 - 11 November 2017 
    Read more . Register now!! as there is limited space