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March 28, 2024

Property: Why Do You Need an Occupancy Certificate Before You Buy?

“…there is no obligation on the [seller] to obtain an occupancy certificate and to furnish it to the [buyers]” (Extract from judgment below) Imagine this – you buy your dream […]
March 28, 2024

When to Lawyer Up

“The first thing we do is, let’s kill all the lawyers.” (Shakespeare) Shakespeare must have had an unhappy experience or two with the lawyers of his time to have one […]
March 28, 2024

Intellectual Property Challenges in the Age of Generative AI

February 29, 2024

Let’s Talk E-signatures

1. Introduction The new age of technology and globalisation has prompted many international and local companies to new ways of conducting business without compromising the legality and compliance aspects of […]
February 29, 2024

Budget 2024: Your Tax Tables and Tax Calculator

How much will you be paying in income tax, petrol and sin taxes? Use Fin 24’s four-step Budget Calculator here to find out. The unchanged transfer duty and tax tables, with a […]
February 29, 2024

Claiming Against a Deceased Grandparent’s Estate

It is generally known that both parents bear the duty to support their dependant children according to their financial means and the needs of the child.  This common law duty […]
February 29, 2024

Property Sales: “Conditional Acceptance” of an Offer is Not Acceptance, It’s Rejection

“The conditional acceptance of an offer amounts to rejection of same and not the conclusion of a contract, but may be a counter–offer.” (Extract from judgment below) A good offer […]
January 31, 2024

The Possible Legal Risks Associated with AI In Business

Historically, interchangeable terms such as robots, automated decision-making and artificial intelligence (“A.I”) would be terms one would generally associate with the future. Technology that businesses or private individuals would only […]
January 31, 2024

Why Buyers Should Ask for Building Plans (and Why Sellers Should Supply Them)

“No person shall without the prior approval in writing of the local authority in question, erect any building in respect of which plans and specifications are to be drawn and […]
January 31, 2024

A Valentine’s Day Thought for Life Partners: What is a “Universal Partnership”?

“Marriage is the chief cause of divorce” (Groucho Marx) This Valentine’s Day, think about the legal aspects of your romantic relationship. They’re a lot less exciting than the traditional declarations […]
July 27, 2017

IT&IP Law: Is your website compliant?

In a very competitive economic climate, with competitors just a convenient click away, businesses can hardly afford not to be online in order to promote their brand, grow sales and […]