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Proxi Smart loses conveyancing battle against the LSSA

In the editorial ‘Conveyancing work encroached upon’ (2016 (Dec) DR 3) Editor, Mapula Sedutla, wrote about the proposed business model by Proxi Smart Services (Pty) Ltd (Proxi Smart). Proxi Smart […]

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Letters to the editor – June 2018

PO Box 36626, Menlo Park 0102 Docex 82, Pretoria E-mail: derebus@derebus.org.za  Fax: (012) 362 0969 Letters are not published under noms de plume. However, letters from practising attorneys who make their identities […]

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Land expropriation discussed at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr briefing

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) together with the Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft (the German-African Business Association) held a media briefing with regard to land expropriation on 11 April […]

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Portfolio Committee satisfied with progress made on National Minimum Wage Bill

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Portfolio Committee on Labour (the committee) released a statement through the Parliamentary Communication Services that said it was satisfied with the progress made in the processing […]

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People and practices – June 2018

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Norton Rose Fulbright has three new appointments in Johannesburg.    Hogan Lovells in Johannesburg has five promotions and one new appointment.   VZLR Inc in Pretoria […]

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Who is responsible for accounting records?

By the Practitioner Support Unit of the Attorneys Fidelity Fund More often than not, legal practitioners outsource their accounting duties to qualified accountants or bookkeepers. Reasons for the outsourcing will, […]

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Decoding s 2(1)(a) and (b) of the Contingency Fees Act

By Gert Nel Section 2 (1)(a) and (b) of the Contingency Fees Act 66 of 1997 (the Act) states: ‘(a) that the legal practitioners shall not be entitled to any […]

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The right to road safety

By Prof Hennie Klopper South Africa is internationally one of the most unsafe countries for road travel (see ‘South African road deaths vs the world’ https://businesstech.co.za, accessed 9-5-2018). Fourteen thousand […]

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A ‘without prejudice’ letter breathes new life into prescribed matter

By Herbert James David Robertson According to South African law, and more specifically in the case of ABSA Bank Ltd v Hammerle Group 2015 (5) SA 215 (SCA), one exception […]

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Reinstatement except when ‘not reasonably practicable’ – a discussion of s 193(2)(c) of the LRA

By Tamsanqa Mila The primary remedy for an unfair dismissal is reinstatement or re-employment, because of the importance of job security in our country. Reinstatement for a dismissed employee means […]

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