Poaching your former colleagues could end up costing you more than R280,000 following a key court ruling

2018-08-14 07:13

Massmart decided to pursue a former employee who poached his former colleagues. It paid off for the company.

Advocate accuses 'mainly white' Free State legal Bar of racism

2018-07-03 13:38

An advocate has resigned from the Free State Bar, accusing 'the mainly white Bar' of being hostile and insensitive to issues of transformation.

Mining Charter 'secondary legislation' on its way, Parliament hears

2018-06-12 19:08

The Department of Mineral Resources told Parliament that it had reached consensus that the soon coming Mining Charter would serve as “secondary legislation”.

No more excuses - here's how to get someone to pay their papgeld

2018-05-23 12:00

This new reality show highlighting child maintenance disputes is making waves on social media. Here's what you should know about how to deal with papgeld dodgers.

Smokers beware: the law is coming

2018-05-06 00:01

Tougher legislation is on the cards for smokers – and they could soon see themselves running out of public places to take their smoke breaks.

A priority legal system for high and mighty?

2018-04-22 06:01

In the recent past, many have observed that South Africa’s criminal justice system operates in parallels, writes Dumisane Lubisi.

‘Transformation’ is a farce in law

2018-04-08 06:02

As part of the correction of our shameful history, we should ensure black women are prioritised for the procurement of legal services by the state, writes Ishmael Semenya.

Listeriosis litigation no doubt looming - legal expert

2018-03-09 06:11

There will be likely be countless loss of support claims as well as negligence claims after the recent oubreak of listeriosis, a medical claims expert tells Fin24.

New number plates for Cape Town, road deaths in SA... your traffic news wrap

2017-12-09 10:12

From new 'CAA' number plates for Cape Town to the AA warning against reckless road behaviour during the holiday season... we recap the top motoring stories of the week.

Twin sisters use Instagram to help them pay their law school fees

2017-11-10 14:32

The social media stars offer health and beauty tips and regularly share pictures of themselves.

 

Zuma's Stalingrad strategy is still very much in use

2018-08-03 07:41

The more things are claimed to change the more they remain resolutely the same, writes Serjeant at the Bar.

Pursuing a plan with fashion

2018-06-24 06:26

She made detours into design, social sciences and banking, but never took her eyes off the prize of being a lawyer.

A 'good housewife' asks for R63 000 alimony from her ex-partner – why common law marriage is a myth

2018-06-11 00:00

This is what you should do to protect yourself legally if you’re in a long term partnership.

Six things that concern the tobacco industry about the new draft bill

2018-05-18 07:42

Tobacco industry bodies have raised six concerns about the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill, recently gazetted by government for public comments.

3 people share their sexual harassment stories - but what does the law say? (TRIGGER WARNING)

2018-04-26 10:46

What it’s like to be sexually harassed and what you can do about it.

How law firm milked pension fund of R200m

2018-04-15 06:02

Municipal councillors’ pension money was spent on several properties, of which hefty chunks were squirrelled away, in a convoluted web of transactions.

Traditional laws should be compulsory

2018-03-25 06:00

Activists warn that forcing rural people to subject themselves to customary law, as traditional leaders demand, would be unconstitutional.

Claiming for listeriosis deaths, damages could be complex - lawyer

2018-03-07 08:04

A lawyer explains how consumers who contracted listeriosis due to eating infected food products or the family of those who died could claim for damages.

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...

Understanding customary marriages

2017-10-17 10:00

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

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