Attorneys' admission exam courses

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4 papers | 4 courses.

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Course content

4 Courses for 4 Papers

Paper 1 - Court procedures

A course presented over two mornings dealing with:

  • Chapter 1: Pleadings generally
  • Chapter 2: Application procedure in the High Court
  • Chapter 3: Action procedure in the High Court
  • Chapter 4: Capita Selecta in the High Court
  • Chapter 5: Application procedure in the Magistrate's Court
  • Chapter 6: Action procedure in the Magistrate's Court
  • Chapter 7: Capita Selecta in the Magistrate's Court
  • Chapter 8: Criminal procedure
  • Chapter 9: Motor vehicle accidents

 

Paper 2 - Administration of estates

A course presented over two mornings dealing with:

  • Chapter 1: Administration of an estate (including liquidation and distribution account)
  • Chapter 2: Wills
  • Chapter 3: Intestate succession

 

Paper 3 – Attorney’s practice (“ethics” paper)

A course presented over two mornings dealing with:

  • Chapter 1: Legal practice and ethics
  • Chapter 2: Litigation
  • Chapter 3: Family law
  • Chapter 4: Agreement of sale
  • Chapter 5: Lease
  • Chapter 6: Contract law
  • Chapter 7: Cession
  • Chapter 8: Surety
  • Chapter 9: Business enterprises
  • Chapter 10: Sale of business
  • Chapter 11: Insolvency
  • Chapter 12: Prescription
  • Chapter 13: FICA

 

Paper 4 - Accounting

A course presented over two mornings dealing with the particular and unique system of bookkeeping used by a firm of attorneys (theory and practice):

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Books of prime entry
  • Chapter 3: Ledgers
  • Chapter 4: Transfer journals and procedures
  • Chapter 5: Value added tax (VAT)
  • Chapter 6: Trust investments
  • Chapter 7: Conveyancing
  • Chapter 8: Correspondent transactions
  • Chapter 9: Legal Practice Act and rules incorporated under the Act

 

Note: Although you do not need to be a registered candidate attorney to attend our courses, you will not be able to write the competency-based exams without such a registration.

Recordings

Watch recordings of the Zoom lectures at any time that suits you.

Price includes recordings and study material.

You have 3 weeks per Paper to watch the recordings with 3 views per lecture.

No registration cut-off date. 

Course content

4 Courses for 4 Papers

Paper 1 - Court procedures

A course presented over two mornings dealing with:

  • Chapter 1: Pleadings generally
  • Chapter 2: Application procedure in the High Court
  • Chapter 3: Action procedure in the High Court
  • Chapter 4: Capita Selecta in the High Court
  • Chapter 5: Application procedure in the Magistrate's Court
  • Chapter 6: Action procedure in the Magistrate's Court
  • Chapter 7: Capita Selecta in the Magistrate's Court
  • Chapter 8: Criminal procedure
  • Chapter 9: Motor vehicle accidents

 

Paper 2 - Administration of estates

A course presented over two mornings dealing with:

  • Chapter 1: Administration of an estate (including liquidation and distribution account)
  • Chapter 2: Wills
  • Chapter 3: Intestate succession

 

Paper 3 – Attorney’s practice (“ethics” paper)

A course presented over two mornings dealing with:

  • Chapter 1: Legal practice and ethics
  • Chapter 2: Litigation
  • Chapter 3: Family law
  • Chapter 4: Agreement of sale
  • Chapter 5: Lease
  • Chapter 6: Contract law
  • Chapter 7: Cession
  • Chapter 8: Surety
  • Chapter 9: Business enterprises
  • Chapter 10: Sale of business
  • Chapter 11: Insolvency
  • Chapter 12: Prescription
  • Chapter 13: FICA

 

Paper 4 - Accounting

A course presented over two mornings dealing with the particular and unique system of bookkeeping used by a firm of attorneys (theory and practice):

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Books of prime entry
  • Chapter 3: Ledgers
  • Chapter 4: Transfer journals and procedures
  • Chapter 5: Value added tax (VAT)
  • Chapter 6: Trust investments
  • Chapter 7: Conveyancing
  • Chapter 8: Correspondent transactions
  • Chapter 9: Legal Practice Act and rules incorporated under the Act

 

Note: Although you do not need to be a registered candidate attorney to attend our courses, you will not be able to write the competency-based exams without such a registration.

Self-study

For those who are unable to attend the intensive short courses.

Receive your study material and work through it at your own pace.

Available for Papers 1-3.

Identical study notes to the attendance course.

No registration cut-off date.

Course content

Paper 1 - Court procedures

A course presented over two mornings dealing with:

  • Chapter 1: Pleadings generally
  • Chapter 2: Application procedure in the High Court
  • Chapter 3: Action procedure in the High Court
  • Chapter 4: Capita Selecta in the High Court
  • Chapter 5: Application procedure in the Magistrate's Court
  • Chapter 6: Action procedure in the Magistrate's Court
  • Chapter 7: Capita Selecta in the Magistrate's Court
  • Chapter 8: Criminal procedure
  • Chapter 9: Motor vehicle accidents

 

Paper 2 - Administration of estates

A course presented over two mornings dealing with:

  • Chapter 1: Administration of an estate (including liquidation and distribution account)
  • Chapter 2: Wills
  • Chapter 3: Intestate succession

 

Paper 3 – Attorney’s practice (“ethics” paper)

A course presented over two mornings dealing with:

  • Chapter 1: Legal practice and ethics
  • Chapter 2: Litigation
  • Chapter 3: Family law
  • Chapter 4: Agreement of sale
  • Chapter 5: Lease
  • Chapter 6: Contract law
  • Chapter 7: Cession
  • Chapter 8: Surety
  • Chapter 9: Business enterprises
  • Chapter 10: Sale of business
  • Chapter 11: Insolvency
  • Chapter 12: Prescription
  • Chapter 13: FICA

 

Note: Although you do not need to be a registered candidate attorney to attend our courses, you will not be able to write the competency-based exams without such a registration.

Benefits of this course
  • Intensive short courses, aiming to provide you with the theoretical knowledge and understanding you need to pass all four exams – guided by previous papers.
  • Comprehensive, yet user-friendly study notes for productive exam preparation.  Once you passed the exam and earned the bragging rights, these notes will become indispensable reference manuals in your office.  View testimonials here.
 
The logistics
  • Courses can be attended online, by obtaining recordings, or self-study.  Note: Paper 4 is not available as self-study.
  • When opting for Zoom lectures, you can choose any combination of available dates for the Papers that you want to write each semester as the online lecture times don’t overlap. 
  • When opting for recordings, follow the instructions in your registration confirmation email to request access to view recordings online.  Recordings can be viewed at any time once you've received login details.  Recordings are only available for a limited time, please refer to your registration confirmation letter for more information.
  • Hard copies of your notes will be sent to your nearest PostNet branch or you can collect your notes during designated times at our offices in Lynnwood.
 
Our promise
  • We are convinced that by attending any of these finishing courses, you will be equipped to write your paper with much more confidence and with the ability, not only to pass, but to obtain good marks.
  • You will also have a very handy and practical reference source on each topic for use when you start practising as an attorney.
  • Most importantly, you will become more productive and, as a free bonus, begin to really enjoy your work!
 
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The template pack includes:

  • A checklist for the application for admission in terms of the Legal Practice Act
  • A list of requisite annexures
  • A template for the notice of motion
  • A template for the founding affidavit
  • A template for the supporting affidavit