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March 28, 2021

Think twice before you take the law into your own hands

It is a well-established principle in South African law that a person may not take the law into his or her own hands. People aggrieved by the conduct of […]
March 28, 2021

Understanding maintenance responsibilities

The court may grant an order that one party should pay the other party spousal maintenance during and after divorce proceedings. Whether a spouse is entitled […]
March 28, 2021

Auditing your tax compliance profile

Taxpayers who make use of the South African Revenue Service’s (SARS) electronic filing system (or as it is generally known, eFiling) will know that, in addition to containing a history […]
March 28, 2021

Drafting employment contracts for ad hoc activities

It often happens that employers give instructions to employees that do not form part of their usual routine. This article will briefly discuss whether employees are obliged to execute all instructions […]
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 […]