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South Africa

The Republic of South Africa, the most southerly African nation has a population of 42,000,000. The country is split into 9 provinces and is the only country to have three capital cities – Cape Town (the legislative capital), Pretoria (the administrative capital) and Bloemfontein (the judicial capital).

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How to practise in South Africa

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A new regulatory framework for the legal profession in South Africa

16 January 2017

The legal profession in South Africa faces major changes from next year when the Legal Practice Act, 2014 (LPA) comes into full effect.

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Africa and the Middle East

Your contacts for this jurisdiction are Elspeth Macdonald and David McNaught

Elspeth Macdonalds

International Policy Adviser: Africa and the Middle East

elpeth.macdonald@lawsociety.org.uk

david mcnaught

International Policy Assistant: Americas, Africa and the Middle East

david.mcnaught@lawsociety.org.uk