News and Information

Practitioner Alert – three matters: Magistrates Court tiered fees; Amendment Magistrates Court Rule

Posted on 2/05/2018
Tiered filing fees in the Magistrates – effective 1 May 2018; Magistrates Court Rules 1992 – Amendment 66 – effective 30 April 2018; Guidelines for Law Clerks and Practical Legal Training/GDLP students appearing in Court

Practitioner Alert - Checklist for upcoming PC/PII Renewal

Posted on 20/04/2018
As the end of the current PC/PII period fast approaches we take this opportunity to remind members of the profession about what they need to do by 30 June 2018. For this purpose the Society has prepared a checklist as an aid to practitioners and law

Practitioner Alert – Cyber Fraud Warning

Posted on 6/03/2018
The Society has become aware of another incident of cyber fraud targeting a law practice in South Australia. A client received a seemingly legitimate email from the law practice with trust account details and a request to deposit funds. The email

Parties respond to key election issues

Posted on 8/02/2018
What are our political parties’ positions on key legal issues affecting the State? Read all parties’ responses to the Society’s Top 10 Election Policy Issues.

Top 10 Election Policy Issues

Posted on 9/01/2018
Ahead of the State Election on 17 March, the Law Society has released its Top 10 Election Policy Issues, outlining the key legal issues that require significant reform and resources to improve access to justice in SA.