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February 25, 2021

Have all the legal costs been covered?

In terms of Section 35(7) of the LPA, practising attorneys and trust account advocates must provide a written notice confirming a legal instruction and giving a cost estimate to a […]
February 25, 2021

Navigating the real estate market in 2021

Many industries are piecing things back together again this year, as they try to recover from the effects of the pandemic or recreate themselves to remain relevant […]
February 25, 2021

The new changes proposed to the Children’s Act

When it comes to protecting the rights of children, South Africa is considered to be one of the forerunners in legal progress and development. At the […]
February 25, 2021

To ban or not to ban…

One of the major points of concern amid the national battle against COVID-19 has been the infamous alcohol ban. For the establishments that serve and sell alcohol, to the breweries […]
January 22, 2021

How you can improve your business’s cybersecurity

As a business owner in the digital age, one of the best things that you can do to gear yourself for the future of your industry is to learn how to protect […]
January 22, 2021

How the repo rate affects your home loan

It was announced on 19 November 2020 that the national repo rate would remain unchanged at the historically low 3,5 %. While many were expecting an […]
January 22, 2021

Who let the dogs out?

This issue was recently dealt with in length in the SCA matter of Van Meyeren v Cloete (636/2019 [2020] ZASCA 100 (11 September 2020), where the focus of the SCA […]
January 22, 2021

How should we convey this to you?

Since property transfers are some of the highest-value transactions that you may make in your lifetime, it naturally follows that you need to ensure that you don’t […]
November 2, 2020

Hit and run motor vehicle accidents

The reality of motor vehicles accidents is that parties to the accident sometimes flee the scene of the accident without identifying themselves or their vehicles. Arguably, […]
November 2, 2020

How landlords prepare for the worst

Rental relationships can put individuals in precarious situations, something that has become all too clear amid the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Landlords are, however, aware of the possibility […]