August 3, 2018

UNDERSTANDING WHETHER A DISMISSAL IS FAIR OR UNFAIR

What does “unfair” mean from a Labour Law perspective The legal definition of unfair connotes a very particular meaning for Labour Law Practitioners, which connotation differs greatly […]
August 3, 2018

ONE SMALL STEP FOR TECHNOLOGY, ONE GIANT LEAP FOR THE LEGAL INDUSTRY

In an ever-advancing technological era, the legal fraternity has felt the pressure of having to keep abreast with the latest technological innovations as these advancements make […]
August 3, 2018

CHANGES TO THE INSURANCE LANDSCAPE UNDER THE NEW INSURANCE ACT OF 2017

On 17 January 2018, the President of the Republic of South Africa signed the Insurance Bill into law. The change to the insurance legislation has come […]
August 3, 2018

REHABILITATION AFTER BEING OVER-INDEBTED – EXPUNGING YOUR CREDIT RECORD AFTER REHABILITATION

In today’s economic climate, there are many instances where consumers are financially over-encumbered and cannot afford to meet all their monthly credit obligations i.e. the consumer […]
August 3, 2018

LANDMARK JUDGEMENT: CON COURT RULES ON DEEMING PROVISIONS FOR LABOUR BROKERS

On 26 July 2018, the Constitutional Court handed down a judgment in an application for leave to appeal against an Order of the Labour Appeal Court […]
June 29, 2018

A cuppa with Owen

What gets you up in the morning? The promise of a new day… If you were a movie, what movie genre would you be? A Thriller… […]
June 21, 2018

The enduring saga of Land Reform and Expropriation

In April 2018, the Joint Constitutional Review Committee of Parliament called for written public submissions on the review of Section 25 of the Constitution of the Republic […]
June 21, 2018

Without Prejudice Admissions May Interrupt Prescription

The provisions of the Prescription Act 68 of 1969 (“the Act”) are remarkably succinct and accessible to the general public, however, it is this brevity that […]
June 21, 2018

Voetstoots Clauses and Consumer Protection

In the process of trying to ascertain a home or any other property of significant value, one might come across the common law term “voetstoots”, whether […]