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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 […]
November 2, 2020

Will remote work even remotely work in the long run?

Whenever humanity faces a problem as tremendous as a global pandemic, it unequivocally necessitates societal change. In a pandemic, these changes are often tangible as they disrupt the […]
November 2, 2020

Why you need new business policies before July 2021

Since the POPI Act came into effect on the 1st of July 2020, many businesses have had to rethink the way that they use and store information […]
August 4, 2020

Possible insurance relief for struggling businesses due to lockdown

A business interruption insurance policy typically caters for a decrease in turnover or profit (depending on the type of cover); an increase in operating expenses and […]
August 4, 2020

Cancelling a lease agreement during COVID-19

2020 has been an unpredictable year, to say the least. Each new week seems to hold its own uncertainties and concerns. In such times, it is […]
August 4, 2020

Is it truly in the best interest of the child?

Section 28(2) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (“the Constitution”) states that a child’s best interests are of paramount importance in every […]
August 4, 2020

Home improvement considerations

It is understandable that home confinement has left many homeowners’ minds flooding with home improvement and renovation ideas.  But however much your home may benefit from a good […]
July 7, 2020

Relying on vis major clause in a contract in times of COVID-19

Vis major clauses Many businesses will seek to rely on the enforcement of vis major clauses to relieve their performance of certain obligations resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak. The […]
July 7, 2020

Updating marriage legislation in South Africa

Post-1994, the lawmakers in South Africa have attempted to be inclusive of religion and gender, by passing the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act 120 of 1998, allowing […]