Join the PLA

The Pension Lawyers Association of South Africa exists to promote the interests of Pension Lawyers as well as awareness of the importance of the role of law and lawyers in the provision of retirement and other employee / group benefits.

The Association affords opportunities for discussion, sharing of information and consideration of issues of interest for its membership. The PLA is also involved in the education of and provision of information to its membership and others similarly interested.

Types of Membership

Full Membership
Any person who satisfies the Committee that he or she i) is a Lawyer and ii) is interested, employed or active in the retirement fund industry or pensions law, whether or not she or he is wholly or mainly employed or active in this manner, is eligible for consideration by the Committee to be accepted as a Full Member of the Association.

Associate Membership
Any person who satisfies the Committee that he or she is interested, employed or active in the retirement fund industry or pensions law, whether or not she or he is wholly or mainly employed or active in this manner is eligible for consideration by the Committee to be accepted as an Associate Member of the Association..

Foreign Membership
Any person who satisfies the Committee that he or she i) is resident in a jurisdiction outside the Republic of South Africa; and ii) is a Lawyer or has a legal qualification to practice law outside the Republic of South Africa; and iii) is employed or active in the retirement fund industry, pensions law or employee benefits practice, whether or not she or he is wholly or mainly employed or active in this manner.

Application for membership

Application for membership of association is made by completing an application form and faxing it to the Administrator of the region to which you are applying for membership and on acceptance of membership, the payment of an annual subscription fee. Applications can also be submitted by completing the online application form.

Membership Fees:
For the period 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018:

Initial Joining Administration fee:
R200.00 (including VAT)

Annual fee:
R700.00 (including VAT) (R350.00 for half-year)

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Download the application form, email a completed version to admin@pensionlawyers.co.za or fax it to 086 566 7817.

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