May 13, 2021

Employers: Beware the “Casual Worker” Myth!

Employees in South Africa enjoy strong protections under a raft of laws such as the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA), the Labour Relations Act (LRA) […]
May 13, 2021

Landlord Liable for a Tragic “Freak” Flood Drowning

A recent High Court decision dealing with the tragic drowning of a toddler highlights once again the legal dangers faced by property owners who let out […]
June 14, 2021

11 POPIA Questions To Ask Yourself Before 30 June 2021

By midnight on 30 June 2021 you must be fully compliant with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) if you in any way process any […]
June 14, 2021

When Bond Clauses Sink Sales

Selling or buying a house is a time of excitement and the culmination of a lot of time and effort on your part, so as soon […]
June 14, 2021

Dismissed: The Butcher Who Went To Work With COVID-19

In these times of deadly pandemic, both employees and their employers need to observe all workplace safety protocols to the letter. As the Labour Court recently […]
June 14, 2021

Can You Change Your Marital Regime After Marriage?

Wedding bells are ringing, and the legal niceties of how the marriage will affect your “matrimonial property system” may not be high on your priority list. […]
July 12, 2021

Spousal Maintenance After Divorce and the “Clean Break” Principle

“The clean break principle after divorce has found resonance with our courts for many years. The aim of this principle is to ensure that the parties […]
July 12, 2021

R4m Damages for a Workplace Sexual Assault

“The stance adopted by the Municipality at the trial demonstrated a disturbing lack of appreciation of its legal obligation to have provided E[….] with a safe […]
July 12, 2021

Bodies Corporate: Before You Sequestrate to Recover Arrears…

“Bankruptcy – a fate worse than debt” (Anon) One of a Body Corporate’s fundamental duties is to collect monthly levies from the scheme’s members, and to […]
July 12, 2021

Buying Property from a Company – Should You Buy the Shares or the House?

“There is never a wrong time to buy the right home” (Anon) You find the house of your dreams, agree on the price, and get ready […]
August 18, 2021

Noisy Neighbours – Your Rights, and Buyers Beware!

“In common law, everyone is in general permitted to use their property for any purpose they choose, provided that the use of the property should not […]
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