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Medico-legal practice


Foundations in Medico-legal Practice - online course

The Foundations in Medico-legal Practice course that we offered in 2018 was a resounding success. As we recorded all the presentations and Q&A sessions, we are now able to share this online version with countless more professionals who are in, or wish to start, their medico-legal careers. For more information, please read the announcement.

Registrations for this course are open. Click here to download the registration form.

Please submit the completed registration form to:


2020 workshops

Dates Workshop
22 February, 14 March and 18 April Workshop 6: Pre-trial procedures - case management
9 and 30 May Workshop 7: Expert report writing
6 June and 1 August Workshop 8: The structure and functioning of the judicial system: Curatorship, trusts and case management post-trial 
22 August and 12 September Workshop 9: Expert joint minutes
17 October, 7 November and 21 November Workshop 10: Trial procedures and trials - CP case

More information on each workshop is available on SAMLA's website.

Each workshop will be simultaneously presented in five different cities (Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Durban, Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth).

Closing date for registration: Two weeks before the workshop starts

Download the registration form.

Send your completed registration form or any requests for further information directly to SAMLA at