• 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.

  • CONVEYANCING UPDATE 2017

    A must for all conveyancers - Allen West's popular annual update on the latest from the Registrars' Conference. Seminars in Pretoria, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban
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  • CANDIDATE ATTORNEYS COURSE

    This compulsory course for candidate attorneys supplements law firm experience with relevant knowledge and skills, and prepares you for the Attorneys Admissions Examination. Read more.
  • MEDIATION

    LEAD provides training in divorce, workplace and civil mediation. Attorneys can train to also join the LEAD mediation trainers' team by becoming divorce mediation trainers. Contact Tamara Sihlangu at tamara@LSSALEAD.org.za.

FOR LEGAL PRACTITIONERS


FOR SUPPORT STAFF

  • FEBRUARY COURSES

    Train your law firm staff to deal effectively with Deceased Estates (8 to 10 February). Legal secretaries can gain broad knowledge and general business skills on 22 to 24 February.

  • MARCH COURSES

    Conveyancing staff can support the conveyancer with basic conveyancing knowledge in the Basic Conveyancing course on 10 to 11 March. The Civil Litigation in the Magistrate's Court Course revises the basic rules and how to put these into practice (24 to 25 March).

  • OTHER COURSES

    We provide a range of other support staff courses, both attendance and online. These cover HIgh Court litigation, deceased estates, debt collection, legal bookkeeping and English writing skills. 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 2017: Due to be held on 14 and 15 February 2017, and on 22 and 23 August 2017.  Click here for more and for the syllabus. Prepare by purchasing past exam papers. Read more.

ONLINE COURSES

  • WHY ONLINE?

    LEAD provides cost-effective online courses that allow you to do your training at your own time and in your own setting. Course material is in electronic format. Read more

  • MEDICAL LAW FOR ATTORNEYS - ONLINE

     A must for all practitioners venturing into the field of medical negligence, especially since the merits aspect of this type of work is so vastly different than other forms of delict.  Registration closes 1 February 2017. Read more

  • OTHER ONLINE TRAINING

    Throughout 2017 you can explore the following areas online: customary law, legal writing for litigation, office admin and client care, legal bookkeeping and forms of business enterprise.