Contracts

March 12, 2020

Watch what you say on WhatsApp – The case of the R20m lottery win and the R1m “offer”

WhatsApp comes with a host of business and personal benefits, and its use is growing exponentially here as in the rest of the world. Which brings […]
January 22, 2020

Your written contract should cover everything – No oral evidence allowed!

Here’s another warning from our courts to make sure that all your contracts are properly drawn to reflect both accurately and fully what you have agreed […]
April 4, 2018

Do you read online terms and conditions? You should and here’s why

“The Internet is a Real Place with Real Consequences” (Rebecca MacKinnon, Internet policy expert) We live in an age of online commerce. We buy and sell […]
June 4, 2015

SELLING A BUSINESS WITH GOODWILL: BEWARE THIS IMPLIED PROHIBITION

When you sell a business including its “goodwill”, you will likely be prevented from opening up in competition with your old business by a “restraint of […]
March 12, 2015

“WHEN THE EMAIL IS DEADLIER THAN THE MAIL”: WATCH WHAT YOU E-AGREE TO!

“The email of the species is deadlier than the mail.” (Stephen Fry) Last month we discussed the need for a “non-variation” clause in every agreement you […]
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