Message to Law Students

MESSAGE TO LAW STUDENTS

Dear LLB students,

Greetings 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.

Please read the LEAD brochure on the core skills required by attorneys. These are summarised as follows.

  1. Sound Knowledge of the Law
  2. Strong Financial Literacy
  3. Effective Communication (Written and Oral) Skills
  4. Efficient Use of Technology
  5. Excellent Research Skills
  6. Ability to Work in a Team
  7. Effective Time Management
  8. Great Leadership Skills

We at LEAD wish you a rewarding study experience and look forward to meeting you in the profession.

Kind regards

Nic Swart
Director: Legal Education and Development