Useful links

Below, are a few websites which may be of interest to you

Cape Law Society

The Cape Law Society is a statutory body established in terms of the Attorneys Act 53 of 1979 to administer and regulate the attorneys’ profession in the Eastern, Western & Northern Cape Provinces. The Society operates in terms of a set of Rules which are prescribed.

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Law Society of South Africa

The Law Society of South Africa

  • promotes the substantive transformation of the legal profession through its leadership role;
  • represents and promotes the common interests of the profession, having regard at all times to the broader interests of the public, whom the profession serves;
  • empowers the profession by providing training to candidate attorneys and continuing professional development to attorneys to ensure quality legal service to the community in an ethical, professional, competent and caring manner.
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Company & Intellectual Property Commission

Main functions of the Commission

  • Registration of Companies, Co-operatives and Intellectual Property Rights (trade marks, patents, designs and copyright) and maintenance thereof
  • Disclosure of Information on its business registers
  • Promotion of education and awareness of Company and Intellectual Property Law
  • Promotion of compliance with relevant legislation
  • Efficient and effective enforcement of relevant legislation
  • Monitoring compliance with and contraventions of financial reporting standards, and making recommendations thereto to Financial Reporting Standards Council (FRSC)
  • Licensing of Business rescue practitioners
  • Report, research and advise Minister on matters of national policy relating to company and intellectual property law
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