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November 13, 2018

What is the process of adoption?

Introduction The adoption process is regulated in South Africa by the Children’s Act 38 of 2005 (“the Act”). Adoption is one of the ways to help give […]
November 13, 2018

Tips for renting out your property

Regardless of whether the property you are renting out is a studio apartment, a cottage at the back of the garden or an entire estate, the […]
October 17, 2018

Racism in the workplace – It’s not always black or white

This article discusses two recent Constitutional Court judgments, which deal with racism, or perceived racism, in the workplace. Although each judgment and respective outcome should be […]
October 17, 2018

Understanding the functions of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration

I have a dispute which has been referred to the CCMA. How does the process work? The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (“CCMA”) is a […]
October 17, 2018

Can I avoid a drawn-out legal battle when I get divorced?

Normal procedure in an opposed divorce: Divorce proceedings can lead to a long, drawn-out and very expensive procedure if the parties are not able to reach […]
October 17, 2018

AGA (SA) – Relevance, enhanced recognition and status for accountants

The journey to reach the Chartered Accountant South Africa CA(SA) designation has been described as one of the most difficult career paths in South Africa. With […]
September 18, 2018

Statutêre vereistes vir ’n onafhanklike deskundige verslag in terme van artikel 114

In terme van die bepalings van artikel 48 van die Maatskappywet No. 71 van 2008 (“die Wet”) is dit moontlik dat ’n maatskappy aandele wat uitgereik […]
September 18, 2018

Korporatiewe Beheer – ’n Trust as ’n lid van ’n beslote korporasie

Die Wet op Beslote Korporasies No 69 van 1984 (“die Wet”) het voorsiening gemaak vir die oprigting van beslote korporasies wat eenvoudige, gedereguleerde en buigsame entiteite […]
September 18, 2018

The role of a recognition agreement at the workplace

I have been approached by a trade union to enter into a Recognition Agreement with them. The trade union is of the opinion that it is […]
September 18, 2018

Protest: Your right and responsibilities

The right to protest is enshrined in the Bill of Rights under Section 17 and reads as follows: “Assembly, demonstration, picket and petition. Everyone has the […]
August 16, 2018

Choosing mediation when resolving disputes

If I suggest mediation to a party with whom I have a dispute, am I signalling that I lack confidence in my own case? Mediation offers […]
August 16, 2018

Court interference in a contractual relationship

When two or more parties enter into a contractual agreement knowingly and free from duress, the terms of the agreement must be upheld by each signatory. […]
August 16, 2018

Before leasing, include these in the agreement

If you consider leasing out your property, it is important not to overlook any requirement and expectations you may have of the incoming tenant. A basic […]
August 16, 2018

Rental rights during the water crisis

As a constitutional right, everyone should have access to clean water. Even during a water crisis. In cases where there is a signed agreement between a […]
July 5, 2018

Unlawfully evicted? Here’s a piece of PIE

Unless the sheriff of the court has evicted you, you should remain right where you are. If anyone else carries out an eviction, it constitutes as […]