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Date(s) - 04/10/2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

TBC - Bloemfontein


This seminar is independently hosted by the Law Society of South Africa and LEAD. This seminar will provide an update on the debt-collection environment to keep you informed of the many new challenges facing this area of law. Included will be the latest cases, new and proposed legislative changes (particularly the changes to the Magistrates’ Courts Act relating to debt collections),  the new University of Stellenbosch Law Clinic Court case and the licencing of attorneys involved in debt collection in terms of Conduct of Financial Institutions Bill.


  • National Credit Act (NCA) and debt collection
  • What is NCA Debt Intervention
  • Changes to the Magistrates’ Courts Act
  • Compliance issues faced with RDJs
  • Interest and costs
  • Enforcement options
  • Emoluments attachment orders: The new challenges
  • Prescribed debts
  •  Latest cases


Brett Bentley of Bentley Attorneys and Bentley Credit Control.
Brett has been a practising attorney for 24 years and specialises in debt collection and credit law. He is an award-winning legal writer with a number of published articles on the topic. He is involved in a number of credit provider organisations  and in various other aspects of credit. Brett believes in a balanced and ethical approach to debt recovery that stands up for and enforces the rights of credit providers without trampling those of debtors.


Registration fee categories (VAT inclusive)
• Legal practitioners (previously this referred to attorneys and advocates): R1 650.00 per person
• Legal practitioners from practices further than 150km from closest venue: R1 250.00 per person
• Candidate legal practitioners and support staff: R1 520.00 per person
• Non–practising legal practitioners/others: R3 300.00 per person

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