what we do
- Consider and deal with all matters affecting our members;
- Make representations to the Legal Practice Council and other stakeholders on matters affecting the attorney profession;
- Assist with settlement of disputes between members;
- The CTAA also serves as a conduit between the Legal Practice Council, Judiciary and various stakeholders and members.
ENGAGE WITH STAKEHOLDERS:
- The CTAA regularly engage with various stakeholders on behalf of its members. Stakeholders include the State Attorney, Courts, Master’s Office, Deeds Office, the SARS and the CIPC;
- With the dissolution of the Cape Law Society, the CTAA has in part taken up the non-regulatory functions of the Cape Law Society including pro bono activities, practitioner seminars, stakeholder relations and practice support.
- The CTAA assists members with complaints against institutions including the Magistrate’s Courts, High Court, Labour Court, Master’s Office, Deeds Office, South African Revenue Service and CIPC;
- Complaints are usually directed to a specific committee member who then table it at the CTAA’s monthly meeting. The committee deliberates and decide on the best strategy to address the complaint.
SEMINARS AND FUNCTIONS:
- Seminars organised by the CTAA continue to deal with practical topics affecting our members;
- Social functions held throughout the year give colleagues essential opportunities to interact with each other outside the working environment.