Notice of Motion Simplified for Candidate Attorneys

CPD Hours: 1

Price: R100.00

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Notice of Motion Simplified for Candidate Attorneys

Presenters : Lisa Thomas


A Notice of Motion is a vital formal written document that every candidate attorney must understand and know how to draw up.  

The purpose of this webinar is to reveal what a Notice of Motion is, break down its key components, give guidance on how to draft it, and discuss the procedural aspects of filing one with the courts. Being the mechanism for parties to request relief, such as a ruling, order, or judgement, the importance of this document should not be underestimated.  

Join Adv. Lisa Thomas for a comprehensive presentation on Notices of Motion that will enable you to better serve your clients through efficient drafting of this key legal document. 

Learning objectives 

Attending this webinar will equip you with the following skills: 

  • Comprehend the objectives served by a notice of motion. 

  • Grasp the fundamental components comprising a notice of motion. 

  • Acquire knowledge of the court regulations pertinent to a notice of motion. 

  • Learn the procedure for assessing a notice of motion to ensure conformity with court regulations. 

  • Understand the process for raising objections to a notice of motion that does not meet regulatory requirements. 


The webinar will cover the following topics:  

  • Uniform rules of court 

  • Magistrates' Court rules 

  • Citation 

  • Prayer 

  • Tramlines 

  • Registrar/clerk 

  • Founding Affidavit 

  • Deponent 

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