Our Seminars

Appeals, Reviews & Rescission's Seminar

Desired Outcomes

After attending this Seminar Practitioners will be able to:

  • Determine when the correct route to overturn an adverse order or decision is rescission, review/special entry or appeal;
  • Distinguish between Rule 31, Rule 42 and common law rescissions;
  • Understand when and how to embark on having a special entry made;
  • Understand when and how to prepare a review application;
  • Understand appealability;
  • Understand the leave to appeal process;
  • Prepare and obtain an appeal record and lodge same;
  • Draft Heads of Argument;
  • Know how to prepare for an appeal hearing

Who Must Attend

This Seminar is essential for Legal Practitioners who wish to improve their skills with regards to Appeals, Reviews and Rescissions. Prior exposure to Appeals, Review and Rescissions is advisable.

Presenter

Adv Elizabeth Crouse was admitted as Advocate in 1987.  She worked as State prosecutor. She Joined the PE bar in December 1992 and practiced there until 2004.  She joined Legal Aid SA, firstly as High Court Unit Manager, Port Elizabeth and later appointed as senior litigator for the Eastern Cape Region. Re-joined the EC Association of Advocates on 1 Feb 2019.   Adv Crouse has about 30 reported judgments as counsel and one as an acting judge. She has appeared in the SCA and Constitutional Court on many occasions. She was involvement in Life Esidimeni Arbitration before Justice Moseneke.  She also has vast experience as a lecturer and facilitator.  Since 2014 appointed as Adjunct Professor, Public Law, Nelson Mandela University.  During 2015 to 2018 was member of the Rules Board Superior Courts Task Team. She completed the Inns of London Trial Advocacy course in  Since then been actively involved in training legal practitioners in trial Advocacy skills. She has also acted as a judge from 2007 in High Courts in Eastern Cape and Gauteng on a number of occasions.

Regestration

Download registration form and forward to education@nadel.co.za.  All queries about the training are also to be directed to education@nadel.co.za

  • Training is open for all legal professionals and is NOT restricted to Nadel members
  • REGISTRATION CLOSES 5 days before each Seminar
  • Due to the practical nature of this seminar, space is limited for 35 attendees
  • NADEL reserves the right to cancel a seminar should the number of delegates not justify the costs involved.

Registration Fee

This course is offered free of charge

Case Flow Management Seminar

Shorten the period between initiation and finalisation of your High Court matters with NADEL’s Case Flow Management seminar.  This highly interactive and informative seminar is presented by Heads of Court and is specifically designed to deal with the problematic areas of execution of Practice Directives and Uniform rules in relation to Case flow management. The seminar covers the following:

  • What is CFM ?
  • CFM Process in the Region
  • Practice Directives
  • Uniform Rules of Court
  • Pre-trial Conferences
  • Pre-trial minutes
  • Remedies for non-compliance with rules/ compelling compliance
  • Certificates of trial readiness
  • Allocation of civil trials
  • Motion Court Proceedings
  • Technics in Legal drafting

Who Must Attend

This seminar is a must for all legal Practitioners who litigate in the High Court and who want to improve their understanding of court processes and in turn ensure that their matters are expediently dealt with.

Registration

Download registration form and forward to education@nadel.co.za.  All queries about the training are also to be directed to education@nadel.co.za

  • Training is open for all legal professionals and is NOT restricted to Nadel members
  • REGISTRATION CLOSES 5 days before each Seminar
  • NADEL reserves the right to cancel a seminar should the number of delegates not justify the costs involved.

Registration Fee

This course is offered free of charge

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION FOR LEGAL PRACTITIONERS SEMINAR

Effective communication skills are a hallmark of good Legal Practitioner because Legal Practitioners ultimately provide information services.  This goes for whether you are a Senior Legal Practitioner with many years of experience or just starting out.  Good communication skills help reduce barriers caused by the diversity of language and culture, cause productivity to increase, decreases errors, cause operations to run smoother, ensure that clients receive quality services and assist in maintain healthy relations with clients.

Aims

To equip attendees with the necessary skills to enable them to:

  • effectively communicate with clients, other legal practitioners, colleagues and the court
  • use clear/plain language skills (keeping it simple) to get message across- oral or written communication
  • dissect complex legal matters/ principals and explain them in a simple/plain manner
  • draft quality pleadings, letters, contracts and notices
  • Understand legal ethics and how to apply same in practice have a general knowledge of court etiquette
  • manage client’s expectations and relationship

Presenter

The course is facilitated by communication expert Mags Scroope who runs her own training company, M&M Associates, which specializes in the training of business communication.

RSVP

  • Registration closes 4 Days before date of Seminar.
  • Training is open for all legal professionals and is NOT   restricted to Nadel members
  • NADEL reserves the right to cancel a seminar should the number of delegates not justify the costs involved.
  • Kindly direct all queries to Thobeka Sibiya at education@nadel.co.za  tell: 073 3972770

PRINCIPLES OF PERSONAL INJURY LAW SEMINAR

Sharpen your Litigation skills with NADEL’s seminar on Principles of Personal Injury Law Seminar.  This seminar is a comprehensive, hands on and interactive study of the practice and procedures of Personal Injury law.  It is designed to equip attendee with a thorough understanding of:

  • Civil claims
  • types of claims
  • causes of action
  • Case law
  • Elements of a delict
  • Precedents
  • Quantifying personal injury

This seminar not only equips the attendee with the knowledge of the subject matter but it also teaches the attendee how to draft necessary papers, either in execution of or in defence of a claim, and provides thorough review of the most pertinent case law.

Who Must Attend

This Seminar is suitable for Legal Practitioners which about 2years post admission experience and Legal Practitioners with experience who wish to brush up on their litigation sills.

Presenter

Henry, is a Doctor in Law, an admitted attorney and in private practice since 1985. He is a respected member of the legal fraternity in the Eastern Cape where he has served on various committees involving the legal profession, especially the functioning of the courts, access to justice etc.  Henry is a former President of the Attorneys Association of the South Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth. He has a wide range of experience both on practice, as well as, academically.

His memberships of legal organizations include functioning as a lecturer at the Practical Legal Training School, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in a variety of subjects: including Procedural Law, Constitutional Law and High Court Practice since 1998 until current. universities in Port Elizabeth. He is a member of the South African Medico Legal Society.

Registration

Download registration form and forward to education@nadel.co.za.  All queries about the training are also to be directed to education@nadel.co.za

  • Training is open for all legal professionals and is NOT restricted to Nadel members
  • REGISTRATION CLOSES 5 days before each Seminar
  • NADEL reserves the right to cancel a seminar should the number of delegates not justify the costs involved.

Registration Fee

This course is offered free of charge

SCHEDULE TRAINING

Name of Workshop
Date
Venue
Appeal

 

06 April Bloemfontein
Appeal

 

11 May Mbombela
Appeal 25 May

 

Port Elizabeth
Appeal 8 June

 

Umthatha
Case Flow

 

4  May Limpopo
Case Flow

 

18 May Johannesburg
Case Flow

 

25 May

 

Pretoria
Case Flow 7 June East London

 

Case Flow 15 June Pietermaritzburg

 

Personal Injury

 

06 April Limpopo
Personal Injury

 

11 May Pietermaritzburg
Personal Injury 18 May  

Port Shepstone

Person Injury 24 May Western Cape

 

Personal Injury

 

8 June Emalahleni
Eff Comm

 

12  April

 

East London
Eff Comm 11 May

 

Odi Moretele
Eff Comm 25 May

 

Durban
Eff Comm  

8 June

Port Elizabeth
Eff Comm

 

22 June Bloemfontein
RESCISSIONS SEMINAR

Appeals, Reviews & Rescission's Seminar

Desired Outcomes

After attending this Seminar Practitioners will be able to:

  • Determine when the correct route to overturn an adverse order or decision is rescission, review/special entry or appeal;
  • Distinguish between Rule 31, Rule 42 and common law rescissions;
  • Understand when and how to embark on having a special entry made;
  • Understand when and how to prepare a review application;
  • Understand appealability;
  • Understand the leave to appeal process;
  • Prepare and obtain an appeal record and lodge same;
  • Draft Heads of Argument;
  • Know how to prepare for an appeal hearing

Who Must Attend

This Seminar is essential for Legal Practitioners who wish to improve their skills with regards to Appeals, Reviews and Rescissions. Prior exposure to Appeals, Review and Rescissions is advisable.

Presenter

Adv Elizabeth Crouse was admitted as Advocate in 1987.  She worked as State prosecutor. She Joined the PE bar in December 1992 and practiced there until 2004.  She joined Legal Aid SA, firstly as High Court Unit Manager, Port Elizabeth and later appointed as senior litigator for the Eastern Cape Region. Re-joined the EC Association of Advocates on 1 Feb 2019.   Adv Crouse has about 30 reported judgments as counsel and one as an acting judge. She has appeared in the SCA and Constitutional Court on many occasions. She was involvement in Life Esidimeni Arbitration before Justice Moseneke.  She also has vast experience as a lecturer and facilitator.  Since 2014 appointed as Adjunct Professor, Public Law, Nelson Mandela University.  During 2015 to 2018 was member of the Rules Board Superior Courts Task Team. She completed the Inns of London Trial Advocacy course in  Since then been actively involved in training legal practitioners in trial Advocacy skills. She has also acted as a judge from 2007 in High Courts in Eastern Cape and Gauteng on a number of occasions.

Regestration

Download registration form and forward to education@nadel.co.za.  All queries about the training are also to be directed to education@nadel.co.za

  • Training is open for all legal professionals and is NOT restricted to Nadel members
  • REGISTRATION CLOSES 5 days before each Seminar
  • Due to the practical nature of this seminar, space is limited for 35 attendees
  • NADEL reserves the right to cancel a seminar should the number of delegates not justify the costs involved.

Registration Fee

This course is offered free of charge

MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

Case Flow Management Seminar

Shorten the period between initiation and finalisation of your High Court matters with NADEL’s Case Flow Management seminar.  This highly interactive and informative seminar is presented by Heads of Court and is specifically designed to deal with the problematic areas of execution of Practice Directives and Uniform rules in relation to Case flow management. The seminar covers the following:

  • What is CFM ?
  • CFM Process in the Region
  • Practice Directives
  • Uniform Rules of Court
  • Pre-trial Conferences
  • Pre-trial minutes
  • Remedies for non-compliance with rules/ compelling compliance
  • Certificates of trial readiness
  • Allocation of civil trials
  • Motion Court Proceedings
  • Technics in Legal drafting

Who Must Attend

This seminar is a must for all legal Practitioners who litigate in the High Court and who want to improve their understanding of court processes and in turn ensure that their matters are expediently dealt with.

Registration

Download registration form and forward to education@nadel.co.za.  All queries about the training are also to be directed to education@nadel.co.za

  • Training is open for all legal professionals and is NOT restricted to Nadel members
  • REGISTRATION CLOSES 5 days before each Seminar
  • NADEL reserves the right to cancel a seminar should the number of delegates not justify the costs involved.

Registration Fee

This course is offered free of charge

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION SEMINAR

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION FOR LEGAL PRACTITIONERS SEMINAR

Effective communication skills are a hallmark of good Legal Practitioner because Legal Practitioners ultimately provide information services.  This goes for whether you are a Senior Legal Practitioner with many years of experience or just starting out.  Good communication skills help reduce barriers caused by the diversity of language and culture, cause productivity to increase, decreases errors, cause operations to run smoother, ensure that clients receive quality services and assist in maintain healthy relations with clients.

Aims

To equip attendees with the necessary skills to enable them to:

  • effectively communicate with clients, other legal practitioners, colleagues and the court
  • use clear/plain language skills (keeping it simple) to get message across- oral or written communication
  • dissect complex legal matters/ principals and explain them in a simple/plain manner
  • draft quality pleadings, letters, contracts and notices
  • Understand legal ethics and how to apply same in practice have a general knowledge of court etiquette
  • manage client’s expectations and relationship

Presenter

The course is facilitated by communication expert Mags Scroope who runs her own training company, M&M Associates, which specializes in the training of business communication.

RSVP

  • Registration closes 4 Days before date of Seminar.
  • Training is open for all legal professionals and is NOT   restricted to Nadel members
  • NADEL reserves the right to cancel a seminar should the number of delegates not justify the costs involved.
  • Kindly direct all queries to Thobeka Sibiya at education@nadel.co.za  tell: 073 3972770
INJURY LAW SEMINAR

PRINCIPLES OF PERSONAL INJURY LAW SEMINAR

Sharpen your Litigation skills with NADEL’s seminar on Principles of Personal Injury Law Seminar.  This seminar is a comprehensive, hands on and interactive study of the practice and procedures of Personal Injury law.  It is designed to equip attendee with a thorough understanding of:

  • Civil claims
  • types of claims
  • causes of action
  • Case law
  • Elements of a delict
  • Precedents
  • Quantifying personal injury

This seminar not only equips the attendee with the knowledge of the subject matter but it also teaches the attendee how to draft necessary papers, either in execution of or in defence of a claim, and provides thorough review of the most pertinent case law.

Who Must Attend

This Seminar is suitable for Legal Practitioners which about 2years post admission experience and Legal Practitioners with experience who wish to brush up on their litigation sills.

Presenter

Henry, is a Doctor in Law, an admitted attorney and in private practice since 1985. He is a respected member of the legal fraternity in the Eastern Cape where he has served on various committees involving the legal profession, especially the functioning of the courts, access to justice etc.  Henry is a former President of the Attorneys Association of the South Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth. He has a wide range of experience both on practice, as well as, academically.

His memberships of legal organizations include functioning as a lecturer at the Practical Legal Training School, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in a variety of subjects: including Procedural Law, Constitutional Law and High Court Practice since 1998 until current. universities in Port Elizabeth. He is a member of the South African Medico Legal Society.

Registration

Download registration form and forward to education@nadel.co.za.  All queries about the training are also to be directed to education@nadel.co.za

  • Training is open for all legal professionals and is NOT restricted to Nadel members
  • REGISTRATION CLOSES 5 days before each Seminar
  • NADEL reserves the right to cancel a seminar should the number of delegates not justify the costs involved.

Registration Fee

This course is offered free of charge

SCHEDULE TRAINING

SCHEDULE TRAINING

Name of Workshop
Date
Venue
Appeal

 

06 April Bloemfontein
Appeal

 

11 May Mbombela
Appeal 25 May

 

Port Elizabeth
Appeal 8 June

 

Umthatha
Case Flow

 

4  May Limpopo
Case Flow

 

18 May Johannesburg
Case Flow

 

25 May

 

Pretoria
Case Flow 7 June East London

 

Case Flow 15 June Pietermaritzburg

 

Personal Injury

 

06 April Limpopo
Personal Injury

 

11 May Pietermaritzburg
Personal Injury 18 May  

Port Shepstone

Person Injury 24 May Western Cape

 

Personal Injury

 

8 June Emalahleni
Eff Comm

 

12  April

 

East London
Eff Comm 11 May

 

Odi Moretele
Eff Comm 25 May

 

Durban
Eff Comm  

8 June

Port Elizabeth
Eff Comm

 

22 June Bloemfontein

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Please take note 🙂 REGISTRATION CLOSES 5 day before the workshop)Training is open for all legal professionals and is NOT restricted to Nadel members)Kindly send all registration forms to education@nadel.co.za )This workshop is free of charge, Candidates who register for this workshop but fail to attend shall be liable for wasted costs in the sum of R250)Delegates are responsible for their own traveling costs)NADEL reserves the right to cancel a seminar should the number of delegates not justify the costs involved.