July 11, 2022

Deceased’s will declared invalid, despite clear wishes

The Wills Act sets out the requirements for a valid Last Will and Testament. For a will to be valid, it must be signed and witnessed. […]
July 11, 2022

Is depression a ground for discrimination?

In a matter of Legal Aid South Africa v Jansen, the Labour Appeal Court had to decide whether the Employer’s decision to dismiss Mr Jansen, who […]
July 11, 2022

Can I claim interim relief pending my divorce suit?

Divorce can often be an extremely stressful and exasperating process, and even more so when one spouse enjoys complete financial stability and the other has to endure a dire financial position. Such cases clearly create a huge imbalance amongst parties […]
July 11, 2022

Barter transactions: What is the tax cost of my asset?

Barter transactions are commonplace in today’s commercial environment. Parties exchange goods or services without a cash transaction underpinning it. The question is, “What happens when I sell the asset […]
June 19, 2022

Legal remedy for contractors to enforce payment

In many instances, contractors put in all the work and comply with the terms of the agreement; however, they receive less or no payment. In the […]
June 19, 2022

Divorce and property

INTRODUCTION When does a spouse who is entitled to receive a half share in immovable property become the owner of that half share? Does the real […]
June 19, 2022

The current state of the rental market

While restaurants, shopping malls and beaches may look somewhat similar to what they did before the pandemic, nevermind lockdown regulations and social distancing protocols, the real […]
June 19, 2022

Private prosecution: Is justice attainable even if the state fails us?

Members of the public, and specifically victims or those close to them, are often disheartened by the National Prosecuting Authority (“NPA”) and its decisions not to […]
May 16, 2022

Are estate agents ready for the change to come?

Property Practitioners who now need to hold a Fidelity Fund Certificate, unless excluded, to practice in terms of the Property Practitioners Act, 22 of 2019, may […]
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