Opinion Writing (Seminar)

Write an opinion ...That persuades

Every practising lawyer, corporate in-house counsel and legal advisors in all spheres of government must be able to write opinions effectively and in a manner that answers the clients’ mandate. This seminar will assist you to learn techniques in writing effective legal opinions.


  • • Nature of electronic evidence
    • Sources of electronic evidence
    • Collection best practises
    • Problem areas
    • Computer related evidence
    • Encryption
    • Mobile devices
    • Social media & Internet
    • Other electronic equipment / video /audio
    • Anton Piller orders including electronic evidence
    • What can forensic analysis do?
    • How to report on electronic evidence


Ismail Hussain SC is a former Judge of the High Court and Competition Appeal Court. He has been a highly popular LEAD trainer for many years. Mr Hussain SC is an expert in commercial drafting, opinion writing, and litigation and case management. He is a published author.

Download Brochure and Registration form - Opinion writing


The registration fees are substantially subsidised for practising attorneys and candidate attorneys.
The fees include event material and refreshments.
1.    Practising attorneys: R 1 450.00 per person
2.    Candidate attorneys: R 1 320.00 per person
3.    Practising attorneys from firms further than 150 km from closest venue: R 1 050.00 per person
4.    Non-practising attorneys/others: R 2 900.00 per person

Enquiries: Seminar Department at e-mail: Seminars@LSSALEAD.org.za or tel: 012 441 4644/4690/4613/4600.

Centre Dates
Durban 3 July 2017
Cape Town 2 August 2017