Archive 2017

Employment law update – Employer’s liability for sexual harassment in the workplace

In Liberty Group Ltd v M (2017) 38 ILJ 1318 (LAC), an employee resigned from her employment and stated in her resignation letter that her employment had become intolerable due […]

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Employment law update – What constitutes a transfer of a business?

Imvula Quality Protection and Others v UNISA (unreported case no J435/17, 31-8-2017) (Van Niekerk J) Pursuant to the ‘Fees Must Fall’ campaign the University of South Africa (Unisa) entered into […]

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Recent articles and research – November 2017

By Meryl Federl Accessing articles from publishers For LexisNexis articles contact: customercare@lexisnexis.co.za for the publication details. For individual journal articles pricing and orders from Juta contact Michelle Govender at mgovender@juta.co.za. For journal articles […]

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Driver’s licence: A barrier preventing entry into the attorneys’ profession

By Clement Marumoagae The South African government, South African universities, the legal profession, as well as various sectors of our society continuously engage the debate relating to the transformation of […]

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Is a legal opinion an objective analysis (and an interpretation) of a legal position or praise-worship song?

By Nkateko Nkhwashu We live in an era of media sensationalism and televised court cases. With all this comes a need for people, as well as institutions (private and public) […]

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New property owners not liable for historical debt

On 29 August the Constitutional Court (CC) handed down a unanimous judgment, which affirms that new property owners are not responsible for settling municipal debt accumulated by previous owners. In […]

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Society should play a role in women empowerment

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The South African Chapter of International Association of Women Judges (SAC-IAWJ), held its 13th Annual Conference in Polokwane. The conference themed ‘Wrap the wide arms of the […]

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Past lessons and future challenges discussed at Labour Law Conference

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The 30th annual Labour Law Conference, themed ‘past lessons, future challenges’ was held at Emperors Palace in August. Partner at Bradley Conradie Halton Cheadle, Bradley Conradie, discussed […]

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Advisers must be accurate when giving clients advice on foreign investments

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Oliver Phipps of Lester Aldridge Solicitors in the United Kingdom, said there was no right or wrong answer as to whether a second Will is needed. Mr […]

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Judicial skills training project aimed to equip attorneys with skills required of a judicial officer

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) in partnership with the Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA), Legal Education and Development division, launched its Judicial Skills Training […]

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