March 30, 2022

Residential Evictions: The Basics

Residential Evictions: The Basics Q: What is a residential eviction? A residential eviction is the forced removal of unlawful occupiers from a house or from land. […]
March 30, 2022

Reinstatement of Companies and Close Corporations

REINSTATEMENT OF COMPANIES AND CLOSE CORPORATIONS (CIPC PRACTICE NOTE 1 OF 2022) The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) recently issued a revised practice note regarding […]
March 30, 2022

Lost Title Deeds

Lost Title Deeds Once the deed of sale has been signed, there is a set transfer process at the Deeds Office. Unfortunately this process can be […]
March 30, 2022

Inheritance in a life partnership

INHERITING FROM A LIFE PARTNER Can I inherit or claim maintenance from my life partner’s estate? A life partnership or domestic partnership can be defined as […]
March 30, 2022

Execution of residential property

Execution of residential property Residential property and judgement debts: what is the general procedure for a creditor to sell a debtor’s home in execution of a […]
October 2, 2020
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What happens to your lease agreement when the leased property is sold?

  What happens to your lease agreement when the leased property is sold? The huur gaat voor koop rule When a lease agreement is concluded between […]
October 2, 2020
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How the law regulates liability for dog bite injuries

  How the law regulates liability for dog bite injuries The case of Van Meyeren v Cloete, heard by the Supreme Court of Appeal (“the SCA”), […]
July 24, 2020
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CONVEYANCING IN LOCKDOWN / COVID-19

  “Get yourself a comfortable pair of shoes;  you will be doing a lot of walking!” is a tip most Candidate Attorneys hear when they begin […]
July 24, 2020
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POPI is Here: What Does This Mean For Me or My Business?

On 1 July 2020 the main substance of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (commonly known as “POPI”) came into operation. The Act […]
June 10, 2020
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Update From The Managing Partner

  “The tiny seed knew that in order to grow, it needed to be dropped in dirt, covered with darkness, and struggle to reach the light.”  […]
June 10, 2020
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What Is A Usufruct?

With many South Africans encouraged to practise social distancing to help ‘flatten the curve’ of the coronavirus contagion, there is a focus on planning ahead for […]
June 10, 2020
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Domestic Workers, COVID-19 And UIF – What Every Employer Needs To Know:

On 1 June 2020, to the economic relief of many, the national lockdown alert level dropped from level 4 to level 3. In doing so, many […]
May 7, 2020
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Evictions Or Lack Thereof

One of the many difficulties that we are faced with during this country-wide lockdown is the question of eviction proceedings or the lack thereof. In terms […]
May 7, 2020
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Alert Level 4 SA: Movement Of Children Between Parent

On 29 April 2020, the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs published the latest Regulations that were issued in terms of section 27 (2) the […]
May 7, 2020
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Force Majeure And Its Practical Implications During The Covid-19 Lockdown

What does force majeure mean? The term force majeure refers to an extraordinary event or circumstance beyond the control of the parties in a contract, which […]
May 6, 2020
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Time for Change

“The secret to change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old but on building the new.” – Socrates Welcome to our […]
April 24, 2020
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Life Under Lockdown – Covid-19 And The Enforceability Of Contracts

The lockdown has had alarming consequences for the providers of all goods and services not deemed to be “essential”. The regulations issued by Minister Dlamini Zuma […]