August 2, 2018

THE A, B AND C OF SERVICE OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS

How are legal documents supposed to be served, and what is regarded as invalid service? Purpose of service of legal documents: The fundamental rule with regards to service is that […]
August 2, 2018

HAVING TO WORK AFTER HOURS: IS IT LEGAL?

Many industries may sometimes require their employees to work irregular hours. Employers within these industries, also known as “24/7 industries”, have somehow developed the notion that they are “different” from […]
August 2, 2018

MY EX’S NEW PARTNER IS ABUSIVE TO MY CHILDREN

It is important for a child to have access to both parents, and in a situation where both parents were actively involved in the child’s life, the access to both […]
July 4, 2018

RECENT DATA BREACHES AND HOW YOU CAN PROTECT YOURSELF

Given the number of data breaches that have occurred recently, companies would be prudent to review their privacy policies and procedures, despite the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (“POPIA”) […]
July 4, 2018

OCCUPATION, POSSESSION, TRANSFER AND THE PASSING OF RISK IN A PROPERTY TRANSACTION

The terms “occupation”, “passing of risk”, “possession” and “registration of transfer” in a deed of sale have important and different legal consequences for the parties to the contract. The parties […]