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November 28, 2018

Commercial Law: Aandele Met of Sonder Pariwaarde

Ingevolge die Maatskappywet No 61 van 1973 (“die ou Wet”) kon die aandelekapitaal van ’n maatskappy in aandele met pariwaarde (hierdie aandele staan ook bekend as nominale waarde aandele) of […]
November 28, 2018

IP/IT Law: POPI and Your Payroll

The requirements of the POPI Act stipulates that an entity is required to take reasonable measures of a technical, as well as organisational nature, to ensure the adequate safeguarding of […]
November 28, 2018

IP/IT Law: Colouring Between the Lines

Observe your current environment. How many colours do you see? We are surrounded by colour – it provides us with beauty, evokes emotions, and we even create associations to colour. […]
August 30, 2018

IP/IT Law: Company slogans: How much of it is intellectual property?

Slogans are key elements in advertising campaigns as brand owners hope that the public will associate the slogan with their products or services and, therefore, to their brand. For this […]
August 30, 2018

IP/IT Law: What type of IP protection should I get?

Intellectual Property (IP) can exist in the form of an invention, brand, design or artistic creation. IP is an important asset in today’s knowledge economy and should be managed. However, […]
August 27, 2018

Wills, Estates and Trusts: Can trustees ban your pet in a Sectional Title Scheme?

Problems around the ownership of pets are common amongst owners of sectional title properties, but while laws may be imposed by the trustees of the homeowners’ associations, the requirement for […]
August 27, 2018

Employment Law: When is dismissal fair for a fake CV?

“…it cannot be right and proper to reinstate or re-employ a person in a position that was secured by the making of false statements” (Extract from a Labour Appeal Court […]
August 27, 2018

Property Law: What happens if you cancel your lease early?

“There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch” (Wise old adage) You sign a two year lease for a nice little apartment (or a large family house if you […]
August 27, 2018

Family Law: The difficulties in relocating a child of divorced parents.

I have divorced my husband and I am now the primary caregiver of our minor child. I received a job offer in another country and I would really like to […]
July 25, 2018

Property Law: Contractual relationship and the court

When two or more parties enter into a contractual agreement knowingly and free from duress, the terms of the agreement must be upheld by each signatory. However, it must be […]
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