April 1, 2020

Dear DTS client

Dear DTS client “It is a strange, strange world we live in Master Jack” Never has the words of a song been truer than today. However, […]
August 23, 2017

Is Uber legal?

Following the death of one of Uber’s employees due to clashes between Uber drivers and taxi drivers, the Department of Labour has clarified its position in […]
August 23, 2017

New requirements to re-instate a company or close corporation

A company or close corporation may be deregistered upon request from the company or close corporation or any other third party. A company or close corporation […]
August 23, 2017

Immediate steps following the death of a loved one

The death of a loved one is a difficult process to go through, and when the inevitable occurs, it is important to remember what happens next. […]
August 23, 2017

Verbal agreements: The property perspective

“A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on” (Samuel Goldwyn) A recent High Court judgment is yet another reminder of how essential it is […]
July 1, 2017

Is your domain name at risk from “drop catching”?

Can you afford to lose your domain name? What happens to your business if your website and emails suddenly go down because you’ve lost it? For […]
July 1, 2017

Your property sale agreement: Be careful how it’s worded!

“In war and litigation, both sides suffer” (old Roman proverb) Here’s yet another reminder from our courts on how important it is – if you want […]
July 1, 2017

Evicting your troublesome tenant: More problems with PIE

“The effect of PIE is not and should not be to effectively expropriate the rights of the landowner in favour of unlawful occupiers. The landowner retains […]
July 1, 2017

Trusts: New directive on independent trustees

If you plan to form a trust, you need to know about a new directive from the Chief Master of the High Court to all Master’s […]
June 1, 2017

Starting a business? The business trust option

That’s great advice from Mark Twain, so if you are sure that you are cut out for the exciting, hurly-burly life of an entrepreneur, and if […]
June 1, 2017

What is an Occupancy Certificate? Why do you need it?

“Cheops’ Law: Nothing ever gets built on schedule or within budget” (Robert A. Heinlein) Hopefully you won’t have to wait 20 years for your new dream […]