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PRESS RELEASE – INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF LAW ASSOCIATION CHIEF EXECUTIVES (IILACE)

Cord Brügmann, President of the International Institute of Law Association Chief Executives (IILACE) is pleased to announce that effective February 1, 2018, Retha Steinmann, the Director of the Law Society of Namibia will become president of IILACE. For the last year and a half, Ms. Steinmann has served as the vice president of IILACE. Ms …

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LSN response to statements made against legal practitioners by Trustco Group Holdings

The Law Society of Namibia (LSN) took note of publicly distributed statements, at the end of last year, issued by the Group Deputy CEO of Trustco, Mr. QZ van Rooyen, in which he made certain allegations implying that members of the legal profession were acting unethically, which according to him is the reason why Trustco …

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2018 FREE LEGAL ADVICE DAYS (FLAD): FRIDAY, 13 APRIL 2018 – REHOBOTH

The Free Legal Advice Day forms part of the Law Society’s objectives to make legal services more accessible to those members of the public who cannot afford legal services. The Office of the Ombudsman has been instrumental in the success of the FLAD since the project was launched in August 2014 by supporting this project …

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Invitation for pre-qualification of suppliers

Purpose: The Law Society of Namibia wishes to update its list of preferred suppliers for the period ending 30 June 2020. Thus, we hereby invite sealed applications from interested, eligible, competent and reputable contractors/suppliers and service providers to be considered to supply goods, services and other works as listed below. SME’s are welcome to apply. Number …

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2018 FREE LEGAL ADVICE DAYS (FLAD): FRIDAY, 15 JUNE 2018 – ONGWEDIVA

The Free Legal Advice Day forms part of the Law Society’s objectives to make legal services more accessible to those members of the public who cannot afford legal services. The Office of the Ombudsman has been instrumental in the success of the FLAD since the project was launched in August 2014 by supporting this project …

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Director LSN elected President of the International Institute of Law Association Chief Executives (IILACE)

The Director of the LSN, Retha Steinmann, was elected on the Executive Committee of the International Institute of Law Association Chief Executives in 2008. She served as an Officer at Large, then as Secretary/Treasurer and was elected as the Vice-Chairperson at the 2016 conference in Wellington, New Zealand. According to the IILACE constitution, the Vice-Chairman …

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VACANCIES: MANAGER PROFESSIONAL AFFAIRS AND MANAGER FINANCE

The Law Society of Namibia (LSN) is a self-regulating body created in terms of the Legal Practitioners Act (1995), which serves the profession and the public by promoting justice, protecting the independence of the judiciary and upholding the Rule of Law. The Law Society of Namibia also represents the interest of its members who all …

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Hon Justice DF Smuts on his election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The Honourable Justice David Smuts of the Supreme Court of Namibia will release, on 30 August 2019, his new book on the life and work of an attorney in the 1980’s in the then South West Africa. The book is published by South African publishing house, Tafelberg under the title “Death, Detention and Disappearance: A …

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VACANCIES: RISK & COMPLIANCE – INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT(S)

The LSN intends to appoint Consultant(s) from Windhoek, Walvis Bay, Swakopmund, Mariental, Oshakati, Ondangwa, Otjiwarongo, Tsumeb to conduct trust account compliance inspections / audits at law firms who are participating in the RASS / Risk & Compliance programme of the Law Society of Namibia. The Law Society of Namibia (LSN) is a self-regulating body. It …

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2019 – FREE LEGAL ADVICE DAYS (FLAD): THURSDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER 2019: UN PLAZA COMMUNITY HALL, SOWETO, KAUTURA

The Free Legal Advice Days form part of the Law Society’s objectives to make legal services more accessible to those members of the public who cannot afford legal services. It also provides an opportunity to skilled professionals to give back to their communities. Since its inception in 2014, the Office of the Ombudsman has been …

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AGM – Notice Annual General Meeting to be held on 22 November 2019 and seminars on 21 November 2019

NOTICE in terms of Section 44 (4) of the Legal Practitioners Act, Act 15 of 1995 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE LAW SOCIETY OF NAMIBIA: 2019 Members of the Law Society are invited to attend the Annual General Meetingof theLaw Society of Namibia On:  Friday, 22 November 2019 Time:  08h00 – 17h00 Venue:  Droombos, Windhoek …

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FREE LEGAL ADVICE DAYS (FLAD): THURSDAY, 24 OCTOBER 2019: BENJAMIN KHEIMSEB, COMMUNITY HALL, NOMTSOUB, TSUMEB

The Free Legal Advice Days (FLAD) form part of the Law Society’s objectives to make legal services more accessible to those members of the public who cannot afford legal services. It also provides an opportunity to skilled professionals to give back to their communities. Since its inception in 2014, the Office of the Ombudsman has …

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Procurement Tender – LSN – 01/2019

PROCUREMENTREF NO.:  LSN – 01/2019 INVITATION: The Law Society of Namibia invites interested Namibian registered, qualified and experienced construction companies to submit company profiles for the renovation of the existing Law Society Offices First Floor, Namlex Building, Windhoek. Companies that meet the requirements set out below will be invited to submit quotations for the construction work. NOTE that companies …

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ELECTION OF LSN CHAIRPERSON ON THE COUNCIL OF THE COMMONWEALTH LAW ASSOCIATION

The Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) was founded in 1986 focusing on the lawyers practicing in the Commonwealth countries and it has a strong focus on legal education. The 2019 conference of the Commonwealth Law Association (CLA) took place on 8 April 2019 in Livingstone, Zambia. The theme of the conference was “The Rule of Law …

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