March 5, 2018

Attorneys selling properties – Meet our property marketing team:

In addition to our specialised services in conveyancing, our practice has expanded our property law services to include the marketing and selling of our clients’ properties. […]
March 5, 2018

Be smart. Trust your attorney to sell your property.

For most people, buying a home may well be the biggest single investment any person will ever make. No one should ever take a risk with […]
February 5, 2018

Employees be warned! A conflict of interest can get you dismissed

 “Honesty is the best policy” (Benjamin Franklin) Employees have a general duty to act loyally, honestly and in their employers’ best interests, and amongst other things […]
February 5, 2018

Security Estates: Are your rules enforceable?

“It is well established that contractual provisions are against public policy ‘… if there is a probability that unconscionable, immoral or illegal conduct will result from […]
February 5, 2018

Don’t lose your claim to prescription – Know the law!

 “Ignorantia iuris nocet” (old Roman proverb meaning “Not knowing the law is harmful”) Most of us know how important it is to sue our debtors well […]
February 5, 2018

Trustees: Your risk of personal liability in property sales

Firstly, a warning to anyone selling or buying property to/from a trust – have your lawyer check upfront that you are adequately protected by the terms […]
January 12, 2018

Sellers and Landlords: Using an unregistered Estate Agent

With media reports suggesting that up to 50,000 agents may be operating without the required Fidelity Fund Certificate (FFC).  The real figure is likely to be […]
January 12, 2018

Plot-and-Plan: Great option, just beware the building deadline

“Buy land, they’re not making it anymore” (Mark Twain) Buying a house is an important and exciting experience.  One of the first decisions you must make […]
January 12, 2018

When crime doesn’t pay: VAT fraudsters behind bars for 25 years

“The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison wall” (Denis Healey) In a strong warning to would-be tax fraudsters, the […]
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