Sarah Liss

Candidate Attorney - Conveyancing


Qualifications
  • LLB – University of Cape Town
Background
Sarah joined Bisset Boehmke McBlain as a candidate attorney in January 2019 and is particularly interested in international, company and commercial law.

Did You Know?
Sarah speaks German.

Associations
  • Cape Town Candidate Attorneys Association

Related Articles

July 24, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]
February 27, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]
September 17, 2019

Shariah compliant Wills in South Africa

In Islam, it is obligatory for Muslim persons to have a Will to ensure that one’s estate is administered in terms of Shariah Law. This is especially necessary […]
September 17, 2019

Why do I need a valid will?

In South Africa, a person can leave his / her assets to whoever he /she likes. This is called “freedom of testation“. For your will to […]