Re-organisation of the association of Law Societies of South Africa and the implications insofar as they affect the Transvaal society. For a considerable number of years the Secretary-Organiser of the Transvaal Law Society has also been the Secretary of the Association of Law Societies and the work of the Association was all done in the office of the Transvaal Law Society.
The following notification, which appears in the October, 1966 issue of the Law Society's Gazette (England) is published with due acknowledgement, as the question of the Two-thirds rule is one which has exercised the minds of our own members for some time. ""The Law Society and the General Council of the Bar were agreed that the existing rule of conduct and etiquette of the Bar that in cases in which leading counsel as well as junior counsel are engaged, the junior shall be paid two-thirds of the fee paid to his leader, should be abrogated.
The Association and the legal profession. Members of the legal profession in South Africa have played and still play an important part in the management of Social Services Association of South Africa. Adv. J. J. Labuschagne is the Chairman of Pretoria Branch and Adv. I Chernin of Johannesburg Branch. The late Judge Vieyra served the cause of Prisoners' Aid and Aftercare first as Chairman of the Johannesburg Branch and later as National Chairman until his death in December, 1965.