May 24, 2017

HOW IMPORTANT IS IT TO READ LEGAL PLEADINGS AND/OR NOTICES?

Often people only become aware of judgements reflecting on their credit records when trying to apply for loans, cellphone contracts, etc. However, what many of them […]
May 24, 2017

ANNULMENT OF A MARRIAGE

Consent is an essential element of a valid marriage and the parties to a marriage must confirm before the marriage officer during a civil ceremony that […]
May 24, 2017

SUSPENSIVE CONDITIONS IN A DEED OF SALE: KNOW YOUR OBLIGATIONS

Imagine signing a deed of sale for your dream house and later discovering that the contract lapsed because you obtained bond approval one day too late. […]
May 24, 2017

COURT-ANNEXED MEDIATION AND SECTION 34 OF CONSTITUTION

Compulsory court-annexed mediation provides that whenever an appearance to defend is instituted in civil proceedings, the matter is referred to mediation in an attempt to settle […]
May 24, 2017

WHAT IS A LAWFUL SUSPENSION BY THE EMPLOYER?

Author: Carlo Timothy We are often approached by Employers and Employees alike, asking advice on the lawfulness of suspensions in the workplace. In determining what a […]
May 24, 2017

WHEN DOES A CLAIM PRESCRIBE?

When does a claim prescribe? The issue of the legal nature of a vindicatory claim and whether it gives rise to a debt that is subject […]
May 24, 2017

SHOULD YOU ASK FOR A RISK SURVEY FROM YOUR INSURER?

In a recent unreported decision in the High Court of South Africa, North Gauteng High Court, the Court was again faced with the principles regarding disclosure […]
May 24, 2017

TRUE LOVE, OR EASY PAYCHECK?

The issues that are dealt with in this article is whether a partner is entitled to maintenance from the other partner in terms of a Divorce […]
May 24, 2017

DO’S AND DONT’S OF SURETYSHIP

On 29 May 2015, in the case of Dormell Properties 282 CC v Bamberger[1], the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) set out the importance of, firstly, […]