l A matric is essential to pursue a career in law;
l The minimum qualification required to enter articles of clerkship is an LLB degree, which is four-year degree obtained from a recognised tertiary institution;
l A candidate for the articles does not need any work experience;
l It takes two years to complete articles of clerkship;
l The legal bodies in the country include the Law Society, South African Society for Labour Law and the Black Lawyers Association.