June 14, 2021

The importance of communication and transparency in a real estate search

Estate agents play a vital role in the efficiency and ease of most real estate transactions. They are guides, advisers, companions, gurus, and partners to buyers, sellers, landlords […]
June 14, 2021

The impact of the pandemic on the rental market

As the property market continues to piece itself back together amid the ongoing pandemic, the rental market continues to feel the impact of the times more than any […]
June 14, 2021

Make sure your antenuptial contract is valid before getting married

John and Susan are getting married on the 5th of October 1993. They have chosen to get married by way of an Antenuptial Contract. John and Susan signed […]
June 14, 2021

Can losses be distributed out of a trust?

On 18 March 2021, the Supreme Court of Appeal delivered judgment in the case of Massmart Holdings Limited v The Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service. The case dealt […]
May 21, 2021

How will the POPI Act affect the real estate industry?

On 1 July 2020, the enactment of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI Act) commenced, which will come into full effect on 1 July 2021. As its name states, the […]
May 21, 2021

Is it truly in the best interest of the child?

Section 28(2) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (“the Constitution”) states that a child’s best interests are of paramount importance in every […]
May 21, 2021

When does a defamation claim have merit?

The Bill of Rights as contained in the South African Constitution protects human dignity. Defamation violates a person’s dignity, and more specifically his or her reputation […]
May 21, 2021

Don’t cause unnecessary difficulty with your disciplinary action

Many employers often decide to leave disciplinary matters for a later date and/or overlook matters of concern to avoid conflict. However, when handled well, conflict can have […]
April 1, 2021

Recusal of judges: When can a judge recuse him or herself?

The doctrine of recusal has recently been placed in the spotlight after former president Jacob Zuma brought such an application at the Commission for Enquiry into State […]
April 1, 2021

Mayday, Mayday! Are you equipped for a workplace emergency?

It is a thing of human psychology to be aware of the potential danger in our surroundings, which makes it very easy for us to keep […]
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