ARTICLES RELATING TO LAW

A century's old bank for a century's old law firm

2014-12-02 09:43

ADVERTORIAL: With over 147 years in the legal profession, Garlicke & Bousfield has built a solid reputation as one of the leading law firms in KwaZulu-Natal.

Considerations before moving in together

2014-09-22 15:08

Many couples consider moving in together at some stage in their relationships and it is important to consider the financial implications of living together.

Award for best IP law firm in South Africa

2014-03-03 18:03

Adams & Adams gets the PMR Diamond Award for Best IP Law firm in South Africa.

Egypt approves law on Islamic bonds

2013-01-16 16:05

A draft law allowing the issuance of sovereign Islamic bonds has been approved, the government says.

Law vs Disorder

2011-04-14 22:20

Stephen Mulholland warns of the perils of eroding the rule of law.

Cutting costs – and jargon

2011-03-24 00:00

South Africa’s law fraternity takes exception to the suggestion it may in a lot of ways be doing a number on those who engage their services. In fact, when Finweek’s online partner Fin24.com tussled with some of Sandton’s biggest and baddest about some of their gratuitous displays of wealth, many responded by saying corporate SA should be grateful to be chosen by some of the big name law firms.

Law fails taxpayers, warns expert

2011-01-11 16:39

An expert says taxpayers could be prejudiced because not every return is assessed and taxpayers are unable to disclose their interpretation of the rules.

New bill sparks law firm to help poor

2010-10-07 14:31

Draft legislation to make pro bono community work compulsory for legal firms has prodded a law firm to set up a section to give free legal services to the poor.

Red ants sprayed 'smelly water'

2009-06-06 20:05

It is alleged that a truck stopped in front of the Central Methodist Church in Johannesburg and started spraying what was thought to be sewerage water.

Safeguarding children through divorce

2015-03-04 13:08

A family law specialist advises couples on how to have their children's best interests during the trying time called divorce.

 

No more VAT fat for developers

2014-10-01 10:52

Unprepared property developers are in for a nasty shock when VAT relief designed to assist with cash flow comes to an end on the first day of 2015.

Voting #selfies not allowed

2014-03-18 14:08

If you thought of taking a selfie on election day whilst voting, think again - you might end up in jail.

What it takes to be a lawyer

2013-09-06 14:28

An expert in consumer law shares her views on women and the legal profession.

New trust, estate online tracking facility

2011-09-07 15:25

Fiduciary practitioners and the public will now be able to track trust and estate administration matters online, says a high court official.

Jurists concerned about high legal costs

2011-04-05 12:27

Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo says high legal costs could prevent poor people from gaining access to justice.

Most law students female, 74% black

2011-01-23 11:53

For the first time ever, there are more women studying law than men in SA.

SA wins fishing victory in US court

2011-01-05 16:02

A groundbreaking US court ruling has set an international precedent and will have three defaulters pay restitution to SA.

Denied transplant, man sues

2009-07-16 22:25

A Florida man says he was denied a hair transplant because he is HIV positive. He was refused a transplant by Dr Bolton of the Age Defying Surgical Centre.

That awkward pre-marriage discussion … and why you need to have it

2015-03-10 10:28

Sometimes we have to scratch the record of romance and face reality before getting married.

Lowering the age of sexual consent to 12

2015-02-10 13:16

Jennifer Thorpe examines the loopholes in the South African law concerning sex between teenagers from ages 12 to 15.

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