May 24, 2017

FESTIVE SEASON SAFETY AWARENESS

It’s that time of the year again –The season of joy, festivities and good times is upon us. Like most people, we tend to ease up […]
May 24, 2017

MEDIATION COULD SAVE YOU SIGNIFICANT COSTS IN LITIGATION!

Mediation is a process in which parties to a dispute endeavour to reach a settlement though negotiations, facilitated by an independent third party known as the […]
May 24, 2017

“PSSSSSST… HAVE YOU CONSIDERED MEDIATION”?

Mediation is a process in which parties to a dispute endeavour to reach a settlement though negotiations[1] facilitated by an independent third party (the ‘mediator’).[2] Through […]
May 24, 2017

OUR CORE VALUE, CLIENT SATISFACTION

“Our firm maintains high client satisfaction because we treat our clients with respect and honesty; we make ourselves available for our clients; we recognise that our […]
May 24, 2017

THE ADVENT OF THE THIRD GENERATION SECTIONAL TITLE LEGISLATION – IMPLICATIONS FOR OWNERS

Background to Sectional Title Property: The South Africa legislature has recognised the need for a regulatory regime governing the vertical ownership of property. Prior to 1971, […]
May 24, 2017

NEW DEVELOPMENTS ON REGISTERING AS A CREDIT PROVIDER

Currently, a credit provider providing credit in excess of R500,000 must be registered with the National Credit Regulator (“NCR”) in terms of the National Credit Act […]
May 24, 2017

FOREIGN COMPANIES ESTABLISHING A BRANCH OR SUBSIDIARY IN SOUTH AFRICA

The Companies Act, 2008 (“Companies Act”) defines a company that is incorporated outside of South Africa as a “foreign company”. Should such foreign company wish to […]
May 24, 2017

COFFEE WITH LESTER TIMOTHY

Who is Lester Timothy? I am originally from Port Elizabeth. I relocated to Cape Town in 2006, about a year after being admitted as an attorney. […]
May 24, 2017

DRAFTING YOUR LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT SHOULD BE YOUR FIRST PRIORITY

There are two key pieces of legislation which govern the manner in which a deceased estate it devolved upon death, namely the Intestate Succession Act 81 […]