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People and practices – September 2019

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Rajaram Mvulane Attorneys have recently opened in Morningside, Durban. The firm is led by Arisha Rajaram and Nozipho Sybil Mvulane. They specialise in labour law, property […]

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Constitutional Court dismisses Proxi Smart’s leave to appeal application with costs

The Constitutional Court (CC) has dismissed the application for leave to appeal in the matter of Proxi Smart Services (Pty) Ltd v Law Society of South Africa and Others (CC) […]

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Letters to the editor – September 2019

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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Drafting wills – what to consider

For most people, drafting a will is a very emotional process. Not only do you have to confront the notion that you will no longer be there for your loved […]

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Foreclosure proceedings: Recent judgments provide greater certainty

  When a homeowner defaults on their home loan agreement, which is secured by a mortgage bond, the credit provider can generally seek recourse by making application for payment of […]

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The importance of the in-house compliance function in a law firm

This article aims, firstly, to highlight the importance of the broad compliance environment in which law firms – as business entities – operate and, secondly, to make the argument that […]

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Is a creditor precluded from instituting action in common law against a deceased estate?

  The question whether the corollary effect of the claims procedure prescribed by the Administration of Estates Act 66 of 1965 (the Act) is to effectively bar a creditor from […]

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Cerebral palsy and delictual compensation – is there a need for a register?

By Sarel Steel, Andre Stephan Botha and Tashvir Khalawan The quantification of damages in certain legal matters involves calculating the capitalised value, or expected present value, of a list of […]

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The law reports – September 2019

July 2019 (4) South African Law Reports (pp 1 – 329) This column discusses judgments as and when they are published in the South African Law Reports, the All South […]

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New legislation – September 2019

Legislation published from 5 – 31 July 2019 Bills Appropriation Bill B6A of 2018. Appropriation Bill B6B of 2019. Special Appropriation Bill B10 of 2019. Selected list of delegated legislation […]

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