November 10, 2020

Parking bay disputes – Enforcing complex rules

A common source of friction in community schemes is parking spaces. Homeowners Association and Body Corporate rules are aimed at regulating usage of parking areas but […]
October 6, 2020

Friends and lovers: Before you lend out your car…

This is a case of a “love relationship” gone wrong but the principles of vehicle ownership apply to any situation in which you lend a motor […]
October 6, 2020

Home businesses – Is yours legal?

The sharp upsurge in businesses operating remotely as a result of the pandemic lockdowns means a lot more people working from home – most presumably in […]
October 6, 2020

Landlords and tenants: Alert level 1 and the new eviction rules

The flood of lockdown lay-offs and salary reductions has left many tenants struggling to find rent money, and their landlords wondering how to cover their bond […]
October 6, 2020

Do you have a valid Will?

“Better be safe than sorry… regret comes too late” Covid or no Covid, healthy and fit, or not, young or old, if you have responsibilities towards […]
September 3, 2020

Options to renew leases – Risks for landlords and tenants

Leases often give tenants an option to extend or renew at the end of the current term, and tenants who lose sight of the value and […]
September 3, 2020

Buying a business? Make sure the seller publishes notice of the sale

With our economy in trouble and the ongoing pandemic and lockdown damaging more and more businesses by the day, sales by distressed companies and traders are […]
September 3, 2020

Directors, Trustees: Can you hold your AGMs and General Meetings on Zoom?

Regrettably the pandemic still shows no sign of going away any time soon, and the social distancing it has brought to our “new normal” leaves companies […]
September 3, 2020

Property: Don’t pay double commission!

With many property sellers allowing multiple estate agencies to market their properties in their attempts to sell during what is still (for the moment at least) […]
August 6, 2020

Property Subsidence: New Law, Strict Liability and Ubuntu

It’s every homeowner’s nightmare – your property starts subsiding and as the tell-tale cracks in the living room widen alarmingly, it begins to dawn on you […]
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