Legal Cost: Navigating the Complexities of Bills of Costs

Date: Jul 31, 2024 - Jul 31, 2024

CPD hours: 1 Hours

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

Event Type: Webinar

Presenter: Deliah Zizipa

Navigating the complexities of legal costs, particularly the preparation and assessment of Bills of Costs, can be a daunting task for legal professionals.


Navigating the complexities of legal costs, particularly the preparation and assessment of Bills of Costs, can be a daunting task for legal professionals. This webinar aims to demystify the intricate processes involved in creating, submitting, and contesting Bills of Costs, ensuring that you are well-equipped to handle these critical aspects with confidence and precision. From understanding the foundational principles to mastering advanced techniques.  

Join Adv. Deliah Zizipa on 31 July 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. as she provides you with the knowledge and tools necessary to manage legal costs effectively and efficiently.    

Learning objectives 

Attending this webinar will equip you with the following skills: 

  • Understanding the fundamental principles of Bills of Costs 

  • Mastering the preparation and submission process for Bills of Costs 

  • Identifying common challenges and solutions in cost assessment 

  • Implementing best practices for cost management and reduction 

  • Navigating the legal and regulatory framework surrounding legal costs 


The webinar will cover the following topics: 

  • Introduction to Bills of Costs 

    • Historical context and legal framework 

    • Key components and structure 

    • Role and importance in legal proceedings 

    • Common pitfalls and how to avoid them 

  • Preparation and Submission 

    • Step-by-step guide to drafting Bills of Costs 

    • Documentation and evidence requirements 

  • Assessment and Dispute Resolution 

    • Procedures for cost assessment hearings 

    • Strategies for challenging or defending Bills of Costs 

    • Case studies and practical examples 

  • Advanced Topics in Legal Costs 

    • Emerging trends and developments 

    • Technological tools and resources 

    • Ethical considerations and professional conduct 


About the presenter 

Adv. Deliah Zizipa  

Deliah is a dynamic businesswoman with a passion for guiding businesses from startup to scale-up. She is the Founding Director of Zizipa Attorneys, a women-led firm based in Sandton. An influential figure in the business and legal sectors, Deliah is an admitted Attorney, Notary, and Conveyancer. She holds an LLB from UNISA and an LLM in Mercantile Law from the University of Pretoria.   

Who should attend? 

The following persons will benefit from attending this webinar: 

  • Advocates. 

  • Attorneys. 

  • Estates administrators. 

  • Corporate Legal Professionals. 

  • Legal Academic. 

  • Candidate attorneys. 

  • Law Students. 

  • Paralegals. 


  • Free - Online admission - Individual.  


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Additional material 

By attending this webinar you will be provided with: 

  • A summarised slide presentation. 

  • Reference documents and/ or course material where available. 

  • You can ask questions during the webinar and you will also have access to the presenter after the webinar. 

About SA Legal Academy 

Welcome to SA Legal Academy (SALA), a provider of courses to help you succeed in your chosen career. We are committed to providing our students with the highest quality training and support, to ensure that your skills and knowledge are up to date and ready to face the challenges of the modern workplace. Our courses are designed to ensure that you reach your professional goals and enhance your career prospects. With our experienced training staff and comprehensive resources, you can be confident that you will receive the highest quality of training from SA Legal Academy. 

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Corporate Training Solutions 

At SALA, we recognize the evolving needs of businesses in today's dynamic environment. Beyond our standard webinar offerings, we provide tailored corporate training solutions designed to empower your team with the latest in legal and professional skills. Whether you're looking for online sessions or face-to-face training, our programs are crafted to ensure a comprehensive and engaging learning experience. 

Drawing inspiration from modern training methodologies, our corporate solutions are interactive, adaptable, and focused on real-world applications. We prioritize hands-on learning, ensuring your team can immediately apply their newfound knowledge in practical scenarios. 

Interested in a bespoke corporate training experience? Reach out to us at [email protected] or call 012 941 0448. Together, let's design a training program that elevates your team's capabilities and aligns with your organizational goals. 

Contact Us For More Information 

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  • Phone: +27 (0) 12 941 0448  

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