April 9, 2019

TRUSTEES’ DUTIES AND POWERS

All the powers of a trustee are ‘fiduciary’, which means that they must be exercised as follows: • in the best interests of all the beneficiaries; • only for the […]
April 9, 2019

THE CYBERCRIMES BILL: MALICIOUS MESSAGING OVER SOCIAL MEDIA COULD SEND YOU TO JAIL

South Africans will soon have to be much more careful and think twice about the messages they send over WhatsApp and other social media platforms, as the Cybercrimes Bill (“the […]
March 4, 2019

BUYING A PROPERTY ON AUCTION

Properties sold on auction are not necessarily the bargain buy everyone seems to think they are. This is because the property on auction isn’t necessarily being sold due to financial […]
March 4, 2019

WHAT FACTORS ARE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT BY THE COURT WHEN CONSIDERING A FORMAL BAIL APPLICATION?

The granting of bail is in the nature of a contract in terms of which the state commits itself to the accused’s continued interim freedom once the court has authorised […]
March 4, 2019

UNDERSTANDING THE FUNCTIONS OF THE CCMA

I have a dispute which has been referred to the CCMA. How does the process work? The CCMA is a state-funded institution which acts as the centrepiece of the statutory […]