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Our practical legal training courses

This page sets out all the practical legal training we provide. We host both public and in-house legal training on a variety of important legal topics, with the aim of making the law accessible, empowering and helpful.

We’ve had rave reviews from our attendees and hope to add your recommendation to the ones below.

Just perfect!
Journalist, Large media group
Concise, informative and well-presented.
Editor, National publication
The facilitator was engaging, knowledgeable and informed. Thank you.
Marketing manager, Media broadcaster
Attending the seminar really helped me to identify the start to complying with POPI. Thanks for a really helpful session, much appreciated!
Entrepenuer, Online business
It was interesting to hear from other attendees at the workshop,
Actuarial assitant, Financial advisory firm
It was very useful to have POPI explained in simple terms.
HR professional, Leading alcohol distributor
We will be implementing POPI compliance projects straight away – the workshop was perfect!
Information and records manager, Multi-national pharmaceutical company
“I thought the seminar was very interesting and the information was presented very well by John Giles.”
CEO, Technology based services
“The presentation and training content was extremely helpful. Assisted in laying a good foundation for POPI implementation”

Legal and Compliance Officer, Major Insurance Company
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Book Practical Legal Training

Complete our Workshop Registration Form to book to attend the practical legal training detailed below. Our workshops are designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of the topic, as well developing your practical insight into the impact on your organisation. We’d love to hear from you with any questions you may have.

Global Data Protection Training

The GDPR Workshop will help you identify fundamental changes that affect your compliance efforts, as you navigate Global Data Protection Regulation developments. The cost of one delegate is R3,920 (excluding VAT). Our next public workshops:

We’ll also be hosting a GDPR webinar in which we provide key legal insights. Our next webinar:

  • Webinar: 21 June 2017 | 12:00-13:00 GMT | 14:00pm – 15:00pm CAT |  USD47 or ZAR630. Book your seat.

We have extensive experience providing legal training on the impact of the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act and outlining the best ways to comply with the POPI. We help many different organisations from many different industries comply with POPI. What we’ve realised is that:

  • some organisations want to comply themselves (for example, by attending one of our workshops described on this page),
  • others want to comply with our guidance by joining the Michalsons POPI Compliance Programme, and
  • others want us to do what needs to be done to comply for them by asking us to quote on specific action items.

POPI Workshops

Our full day public full day public General POPI Act Workshops are designed to provide an overview of the Act and steps you can take towards compliance. The cost of one delegate is R3,920 (excluding VAT). Our next public workshops:

We’ll also be hosting a POPI webinar in which we provide key legal insights. Our next webinar:

  • Webinar: 28 June 2017 | 14:00-15:00 GMT |  16:00-17:00 CAT | USD47 or ZAR630. Book your seat.

Private tailored legal training

We also offer a range of tailored private POPI workshops that can be held at your premises on a day that suits you.

Our Data Protection and Information Security Workshops focus specifically on the legal obligations on organisations to secure the integrity and confidentiality of the information they process. The cost of one delegate is R3,920 (excluding VAT).

We have not yet set dates for our next public workshops. If you’d like to attend a public workshop on this topic, send us an email asking us to set a date in your city.

Information, Communication, and Technology Law Training

Empower yourself with knowledge on IT governance, risk and compliance by attending our practical IT GRC workshop. The cost of one delegate is R3,920 (excluding VAT). Our next public workshops:

We also offer tailored private IT GRC Law workshops that can be held at your premises on a day that suits you.

Access to information law affects all organisations, especially in South Africa because both public and private bodies must give access to information if requested. Our Access to Information Law Workshop is designed for people who receive requests (information or data protection officers) and who request access. In other words, information holders and requesters. The cost of one delegate is R3,920 (excluding VAT). Our next public workshops:

We also offer tailored private Access to Information Law Workshop that can be held at your premises on a day that suits you.

We provide insights into the impact the Cybercrimes Bill will have on your business and the way you operate. The proposed Bill is expected to be reintroduced to Parliament shortly. Attending these workshops will ensure that you are informed and in a position to make comment before the Bill becomes an Act.

Our full day Cyber Crime and Security Law Workshop will provide insight into how Cyber Crime laws may affect you and your business. The cost of one delegate is R3, 920 (excluding VAT). Our next public workshops:

We also offer tailored private Cyber Crime and Security Law Workshops that can be held at your premises on a day that suits you.

Is it your responsibility to draft, negotiate, sign and manage the commercial IT contracts for your organisation (whether IT vendor or user of IT)? Our IT Contracts Workshop will help you practically and effectively draft, negotiate, sign and manage IT Contracts. The cost of one delegate is R3,920 (excluding VAT).

We have not yet set dates for our next public workshops. If you’d like to attend a public workshop on this topic, send us an email asking us to set a date in your city.

We also offer tailored private IT Contracts Workshops that can be held at your premises on a day that suits you.

Electronic signatures can speed up paper-based processes by making them completely electronic. The potential time and cost savings are huge. We provide detailed training on the legalities around using electronic signatures.

Our public Electronic Signature Workshops are designed to provide you with detailed training on the legalities around using electronic signatures. The cost of one delegate is R3,920 (excluding VAT).

We have not yet set dates for our next public workshops. If you’d like to attend a public workshop on this topic, send us an email asking us to set a date in your city.

We also offer tailored private Electronic Signature Workshops that can be held at your premises on a day that suits you.

We all use social media every day, but are we aware of the risks and the legals that apply to our online activities. Our workshops are designed to be highly interactive with the audience, with QR codes embedded into the presentation to allow students to have access to source material during the presentation. One of our workshops is called Online Awareness for Learners.

We have not yet set dates for our next public workshops. If you’d like to attend a public workshop on this topic, send us an email asking us to set a date in your city.

We also offer tailored private Social Media Workshops that can be held at your premises on a day that suits you.

Our Other Focus Area Legal Training

The Drone Law Webinar will help get you up-to-speed with knowing how to fly your drone in accordance with the law and, understanding the requirements for flying your drone.

Our next webinar:

  • Webinar: 13 July 2017 | 12:00-13:00 GMT |  USD47 or ZAR630. Book your seat.
We offer workshops, seminars and executive briefings on why you should use Plain Legal Language as well as practical training on how to use it. Our current focus for intensive workshops is plain language in financial services, insurance, and healthcare related documents.

Legal Language: Plain and Simple

Do your customers understand your documents? Simple language in many contracts and legal documents has become a consumer right and a competitive advantage. Poor legal drafting has become a liability. We run a Legal Language: Plain and Simple workshop to explain why plain legal language is so important, to start you on the journey from legal jargon to clear communications and get you bitten by the plain language bug. We have not yet set dates for our next public workshops. If you’d like to attend a public workshop on this topic, send us an email asking us to set a date in your city.

iLEXplain: Plain Legal Language

We take this journey a step further and invite you to attend our public iLEXplain: Plain legal language workshops. You will learn to identify unnecessarily complex language in a legal and business context and learn practical techniques for drafting or editing legal documents in plain language. The cost of one delegate is R3,920 (excluding VAT). Our next public workshops:

Private Workshops

We also offer both of these workshops as tailored private workshops that can be held at your premises on a day that suits you.

Our Managing the Relationship between Shareholders Workshops are designed to provide a general overview of the documents and agreements that regulate the relationship between shareholders. It also provides a forum to discuss the important aspects of the relationship and record them in a good Memorandum of Incorporation (MOI) and a Shareholders Agreement.

We have not yet set dates for our next public workshops. If you’d like to attend a public workshop on this topic, send us an email asking us to set a date in your city.

We also offer tailored private Managing the Relationship between Shareholders Workshops that can be held at your premises on a day that suits you.

Our Practical Consumer Protection Act Workshop will help you comply with the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) and provide you with a good understanding of the practical impact on organisations.

We have not yet set dates for our next public workshops. If you’d like to attend a public workshop on this topic, send us an email asking us to set a date in your city.

We also offer tailored private Practical Consumer Protection Act Workshop that can be held at your premises on a day that suits you.

Our Disciplinary Hearings Workshop will provide you with a quick and simple way to listen to what employees have to say in response to alleged misconduct or incapability.

We have not yet set dates for our next public workshops. If you’d like to attend a public workshop on this topic, send us an email asking us to set a date in your city.

We also offer tailored private Disciplinary Hearings Workshops that can be held at your premises on a day that suits you.

Two or more qualifies for a 10% discount. We limit delegate numbers, so bookings are done on a first come, first served basis. We aim to give practical insights that you can use to be effective. If you attend a workshop and do not think you received value, we will refund you what you paid for the workshop.

We offer all practical legal training in three formats: public workshops that can be attended by all, private in-house workshops that are tailored to specific organisations, or summarised executive briefings. To receive updates about our legal traing, subscribe to our newsletter. To book for any of our public workshops – please complete our Workshop Registration Form. We’ll then send you an invoice with all of your details. We look forward to hosting you.

Workshops

We host seminars countrywide for the public, as well as bespoke private workshops at your request.

Webinars

We offer both live webinars and recorded ones that you can watch at a time that suits you.

Executive briefings

Executives and board members need to be aware of important legal issues. We give succinct practical briefings.