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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 […]
February 27, 2020
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Immovable Property Update

IMMOVABLE PROPERTY UPDATE BUDGET 2020 Please take note that during the National Budget Speech that took place on 26 February 2020, it was announced that for […]
February 24, 2020
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How does the law provide you with protection in your relationship?

There are a growing number of people, in South Africa and around the world, that live in long-term, intimate relationships that are akin to marriage without […]
February 6, 2020
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Notaries: How do they differ from other attorneys?

While most legal matters can be attended to by attorneys, some matters can only be dealt with by notaries. A notary is also an attorney, but […]
November 19, 2019
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Update: Lost title deeds

In February 2019 the Chief Registrar of Deeds issued a circular to announce that the Deeds Registries Regulations Board (the Board) had decided to suspend the […]
November 7, 2019
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Purchase of immovable property by a company to be formed

Section 21 of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 (“the Act”) provides for an exception to the common law rule that a person cannot bind a […]
November 7, 2019
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The age old question surrounding fixtures and fittings: What stays and what goes?

When selling their properties, sellers are not always aware of the rules around fixtures and fittings and what should stay and what may be removed. The […]
October 9, 2019
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Antenuptial contracts: Financially safeguarding yourselves

Getting married is more than just saying “I do” and choosing a wedding cake: you must also choose a marital property regime. This is not planning […]
October 4, 2019
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Property Practitioners Bill

The Property Practitioners Bill has officially been signed by the President on 2 October 2019, however, the commencement date has not yet been decided. The Act […]
July 25, 2019
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Do employees have the right to practice their religion?

In a matter that was heard before the Labour Court, the employer dismissed the employee for incapacity after the employee had refused to work on Saturdays […]
July 25, 2019
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Who will take care of your children after your death?

The Children’s Act allows a parent who is the sole guardian or who has the sole care of a child to appoint a fit and proper […]
June 6, 2019
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Residential Lease Agreements

Are you considering renting out your house or flat, or perhaps just a room? Investing in a well-drafted lease agreement and knowing your rights and obligations […]
April 30, 2019
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Relocating to South Africa

Moving to a new country entails more than just packing your bags and boarding a plane. If you are contemplating a more permanent move to South […]
April 17, 2019
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Register your solar panel with the City of Cape Town

The City of Cape Town announced at the end of 2018 that the failure to register your solar panel with the City of Cape Town before […]
March 6, 2019
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The impact of the Competition Amendment Act

by Caitlin Harvey Competition law in South Africa is an area of law that aims to maintain and promote competition in the South African market. Since […]