May 9, 2018

Selling your house? Choose your own conveyancer

For most people, your house is your most important asset.  So when you sell it (or any other property for that matter), it is absolutely critical […]
May 7, 2018

Facebook defamation – The truth is not enough!

You are engaged in a bitter dispute – perhaps it’s a fight over money, a family feud or a messy divorce, a disaffected employee or a […]
May 7, 2018

Bitcoin and the law – Is it legal, what about Tax, and can you leave it to your heirs?

Have you joined, or been tempted to join in, the “Bitcoin frenzy”? If so, read on. Bitcoin and Ethereum are probably the best known of the […]
May 7, 2018

Landlord v tenant – Consider the tribunal dispute resolution option

“Agree, for the law is costly” (Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman lawyer and statesman) We all know how easy it is for misunderstandings and disputes to arise […]
April 5, 2018


Name the (a) smallest? (b) biggest? (c) most populous country in Africa? Select from : 1.DRC 2.Nigeria 3.Gabon 4.The Gambia 5.Sudan 6.Algeria   Answers: a. The […]
April 4, 2018

How to avoid disputes over jointly owned property

 “Co-ownership is the mother of disputes” (Roman law maxim) Buying property can be an excellent investment, but it can also be expensive. So sometimes it makes […]
April 4, 2018

From the horse’s mouth: House sales and the VAT increase

“If you hear something (straight) from the horse’s mouth, you hear it from the person who has direct personal knowledge of it” (Cambridge Dictionary) We all […]
April 4, 2018

POPI: An existing risk, a right royal ruckus, and the EU deadline

When will the enforcement provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPI” or “POPIA”) come into effect? Latest indications are that the Information Regulator will […]
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 […]
March 5, 2018

Maintenance defaulters – No place to hide

Obtaining a maintenance order for the support of yourself and/or your children is all very well, but what if you are dealing with an “Artful Dodger” […]
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