News and Information

Reminder: Legal Practitioners Combined Trust Account as at 30 November 2017

Posted on 28/11/2017
Practitioners are reminded that 30 November is the last day of the Combined Trust Account calculation period (1 June to 30 November)...

Amendment to the Supreme Court Rules re Increase to the Scale of Costs

Posted on 17/11/2017
We again draw Members' attention to Amendment No 8 to the Supreme Court Civil Supplementary Rules 2014, which includes an increase in the Supreme Court Scale of Costs - Supplementary Rule 219.

2017 Medico Legal Dinner

Posted on 2/11/2017
Practitioners are reminded that the first Medico-Legal Dinner in many years is to be held on 23 November 2017. The dinner will be held together with the AMA(SA) and provides an opportunity for doctors and lawyers to network and socialise.

Practitioner Alert - Cybercrime Fraud

Posted on 2/11/2017
Cybercrime fraud is affecting all South Australian legal practitioners and it appears lawyers who perform conveyancing work and other services involving money transactions are being targeted.

Increase in the Supreme Court Scale

Posted on 2/11/2017
At a meeting of the Joint Rules Advisory Committee this morning, the President of the Society was advised that the Judges of the Supreme Court have approved an increase in the Supreme Court Scale of Costs of 2%, effective 1 November 2017.