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 […]
May 24, 2017

THE MUSLIM MARRIAGES BILL – A QUICK FIX TO INEQUALITY?

A much debated topic amongst legal and religious scholars alike is the topic of the recognition of Islamic marriages in our South African legal system. Our […]