Fleeing the scene of a 'hit-and-run' is criminal in SA... even if it's just a scratch

2017-11-14 11:00

Have you ever experienced a minor fender bender and thought about driving off anyway? Here's just how serious this offence can be...

This is how new BEE rules on public procurement impact businesses

2017-09-20 11:10

While the legal rules governing preferential procurement schemes were originally very narrow, recent amendments have opened up new options for state bodies like SAA.

How social media can get you into trouble with your insurer

2017-05-12 06:00

In the UK a woman was jailed for using Facebook when she caused a car accident. A legal expert shares how a case like this would be handled in South Africa.

Committee backtracks on decision to not suspend 'woman magistrate'

2017-03-08 14:18

Parliament's justice and correctional services committee has backtracked on its decision to not suspend the president of the regional court in the North West.

Township business lobbies ready for battle

2016-11-13 05:59

Organised tavern owners and other hospitality businesses in townships in Gauteng are gearing up to fight the new draft Liquor Amendment Bill.

How to protect your assets in the event of divorce

2016-10-13 07:37

A Fin24 user wants to know if his assets will be subject to accrual in the event of a divorce.

Own a caravan or trailer? You might be towing illegally in SA

2016-09-20 10:48

SA drivers who are not aware of regulations for towing trailers or caravans run the risk of having their insurance claims denied in the event of a crash.

Are law schools keeping up with tech?

2016-08-19 14:13

With technology changing the legal profession in unprecedented ways, what are South Africa’s law schools doing to teach law graduates about the technology of law?

Competition lawyer leading in uncharted territory

2016-08-14 17:19

When she started her career, lawyer Marianne Wagener, did not expect to lead a team with exposure to the global market at a relatively young age.

WATCH: Sentence for Pistorius must fit his crime

Lawyer Ulrich Roux says Gerrie Nel argued Oscar Pistorius's sentence must fit his crime, namely murder.

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Understanding customary marriages

2017-10-17 10:00

The law recognises a customary marriage as part of African customs and traditions

Brickz awaiting sentencing

2017-09-14 11:11

Brickz had to sell most of his assets to pay legal fees for the three-year-long trial

The fine print: Understanding the rules of the road

2017-03-16 14:35

Here's what you should do the next time you’re pulled over or receive that tell-tale envelope in the mail.

AA lauds suspension of 70 corrupt Gauteng traffic officials

2017-01-24 07:52

70 officials at six vehicle testing centres in Gauteng have been suspended for corruption.

SA and Mauritius partner to enforce competition rules

2016-10-13 19:31

The South African and Mauritian competition agencies have signed an agreement to ensure better enforcement of competition law.

Assisted death and the law

2016-10-10 18:49

Archbishop Desmond Tutu's support for the right to assisted death has sparked the debate once again and attorney Simon Dippenaar gives his take on the issue.

Garnishee case: Fight against reckless lending continues

2016-09-13 17:31

The Constitutional Court passed judgment to change the management of garnishee orders, but the fight against reckless lending is not over, says an expert.

The tech revolution stirring in SA's legal space

2016-08-19 14:07

“Virtual” legal services providers are on the rise globally and in SA, meaning traditional law firms will have to start watching their backs.

Protection from online harassment

2016-06-20 18:08

If you are being relentlessly targeted with abuse on social media or via email, you don’t have to suffer in silence - the law is there to protect you.

Should you announce you're expecting?

2016-06-06 10:27

You're thrilled you're pregnant - but should you spread the news so soon? Here's how, and when, to share your secret.

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