Child Law (Seminar)

The legal representation of children is becoming more and more prevalent in South Africa’s courts and, therefore a thorough understanding is needed of how it works. Attend this seminar and acquire the knowledge you need of the family law system, and how the legal representation of children works.

Who should attend
Attorneys, advocates and social workers.

Overview of seminar

  • Practical questions – what is possible?
  • Legislation
  • Case law
  • Types of representation
  • Case studies
  • How to consult with a child
  • Doing it alone?
  • Presenting a child’s case
  • Difficulties
  • Questions

Date and venue
East London: 10 October 2017
Johannesburg: 16 October 2017
Cape Town: 17 October 2017
Durban: 19 October 2017
Pretoria: 20 October 2017

Featured Speaker

Elizabeth Nieuwoudt

Elizabeth Nieuwoudt was admitted as an advocate and completed her pupillage with the Pretoria Bar in 1994. She has been a member of the Pretoria Bar for eight years, and has been working with Legal Aid SA since 2005. Elizabeth’s career highlights include appearing before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, as well as the SCA.
Her passion is helping children so that they may be heard, and she wishes to share her knowledge in Child Law with others so that they can understand what it means to represent children.

Registration fees (VAT incl.)
The registration fees are substantially subsidised for practicing attorneys and candidate attorneys. Course material and refreshments are included in the fee.
1. Practising attorneys: R1 450.00 per person
2. Candidate attorneys: R1 320.00 per person
3. Practising attorneys from firms further than 150km from closest venue: R1 050.00 per person
4. Non-practising attorneys/others: R2 900.00 per person

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