March 15, 2018

VAT increase and the effect on property transfers and the registration of transfers before and after 1 April 2018

The increase was announced in the Minister of Finance’s Budget Speech on 21 February 2018. The standard rate of VAT will change from 14% to 15% […]
February 27, 2018

Our People and Practices

Adriaans Attorneys has two new appointments and one promotion. Noori Edros has been promoted to Senior Associate within the firms Dispute Resolution: Litigation and Arbitration Practice. […]
February 21, 2018

Case update: The importance of following the correct cancelation clause in a contract

One of the most important terms of a contract is the lex commissoria or ‘cancellation clause’, which sets out the process to be followed when an […]
February 21, 2018

Mediation in Family Law

Many family disputes have a high potentiality to become acrimonious, particularly where the parties are seeking a divorce. Spouses embroiled in a divorce, often become consumed […]
February 21, 2018

Managing Director’s Message

I take this opportunity to thank our valued clients whose continued patronage and confidence in our services inspire our firm and its attorneys to provide accurate […]
January 30, 2018

Shop closed: How to deregister a company or CC

When the time has come to close shop, a company or close corporation may be deregistered upon request from the company or close corporation or any […]
January 30, 2018

Is Uber legal?

Following the death of one of Uber’s employees due to clashes between Uber drivers and taxi drivers, the Department of Labour has clarified its position in […]
January 30, 2018

Gearing up for POPI compliance

The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act will soon be tabled in parliament. The POPI Act outlines how companies may collect, handle, store and discard the […]
January 30, 2018

Managing disputes over a deceased relative’s estate

If someone leaves a sizeable estate behind, it may cause conflict among the possible heirs. The help of an attorney, when settling an estate after a […]