National Forum on the Legal Profession

National Forum on the Legal Profession was established by the Legal Practice Act, 2014 (Act 28 of 2014), as a body corporate with full legal capacity.

Legal Practice Council Elections 2018

The Minister promulgated Regulations in terms of section 109 (1)(a) of the Legal Practice Act of 2014, by publication in the Gazette on 31 August 2018. The Chairperson of the National Forum calls for nominations for advocates for election to the Legal Practice Council.   The originally signed nomination form must reach the election agency referred to below as agent for the National Forum by midnight on 14 September 2018. Attention is drawn to the provisions of section 7(2) and (3) and section 8 of the Legal Practice Act, 2014.

Legislation & Rules

Recommendations by National Forum to the Minister of Justice



Code of Conduct


Media Statements


Terms of Reference