Attorneys costs The cost structure in an attorneys office is a matter that concerns every attorney in active practice. In every business, and an attorney's practice cannot be said not to be a business, a close watch must constantly be kept on the ratio of expenditure to income. If the expenditure shows a continual rise without a comparable increase in income it follows that the net amount available to the principal will decrease.
Byelaw 21(1) (as substituted by Government Notice 2027 of the 27th December, 1963) provides that an attorney shall, within 30 days after commencing practice, furnish the Secretary of the Law Society in writing with - (i) his full name; (ii) the firm name under which he intends to practise or is practising and the name of any partner;
While it is with a certain measure of sadness that we realise that, having laid down, for a period of fifty four years (almost to the day), the provisions whereby the earthly possessions of those who have gone before were to be dealt with, the Administration of Estates Act 1913 (Act No. 24/1913) is also no longer with us, it is with appreciation though that we accept and have to admit that the new Administration of Estates Act (Act No. 66/1965) by its coming into operation on the 2nd October, 1967 (by virtue of Government Notice R 242/67) fulfils the urgent need for an estate administration procedure adapted to present day requirements.