November 12, 2020

Hit and run motor vehicle accidents

The reality of motor vehicles accidents is that parties to the accident sometimes flee the scene of the accident without identifying themselves or their vehicles. Arguably, […]
November 12, 2020

Resolving conflict the right way

Wikipedia’s definition of mediation is “a structured, interactive process where an impartial third-party assists disputing parties in resolving conflict through the use of specialised communication and […]
March 24, 2020

Mediation, new Rule 41A & Uniform Rules of the High Court

With the recent changes to the Uniform Rules of Court, parties are now compelled to ensure that they have considered the possibility of resolving their disputes […]
November 11, 2019

The prosecution of cybercrime in South Africa

The prosecution of cybercrime in South Africa is regulated by the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002 (“the ECTA”) and the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity […]
December 14, 2018

RACISM IN THE WORKPLACE – IT’S NOT ALWAYS BLACK OR WHITE

Introduction This article discusses two recent Constitutional Court judgments, which deal with racism, or perceived racism, in the workplace. Although each judgment and respective outcome should […]
November 21, 2018

CAN I BRING MY ATTORNEY WITH TO AN INTERNAL DISCIPLINARY HEARING?

According to item 4 of the Code of Good Practice (“the code”), the definition of dismissal contained in Schedule 8 of the Labour Relations Act (“LRA”) […]
November 21, 2018

RENTAL RIGHTS DURING THE WATER CRISIS

As a constitutional right, everyone should have access to clean water. Even during a water crisis. In cases where there is a signed agreement between a […]
November 21, 2018

THERE IS A WAY TO KEEP THE VIEW

When you purchase a house with a view, you probably think that you are going to enjoy this view every day for the rest of your […]
November 15, 2018

CAN I AVOID A DRAWN-OUT LEGAL BATTLE WHEN I GET DIVORCED?

Normal procedure in an opposed divorce: Divorce proceedings can lead to a long, drawn-out and very expensive procedure if the parties are not able to reach […]