Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa, writes Terence Corrigan.
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A Pretoria law firm has appealed a high court decision that it still owes a client R1.7m even though it had already paid the money into what later appeared to be a fraudulent account.
During National Wills Week, many law firms are willing to draw up basic wills for free.
Every now and then directors are unfairly removed from office by a hostile board. When this occurs, they face numerous challenges. One of them is that the legal remedies open to them are unclear, says Rehana Cassim.
The legal team adds that Gordhan doubts the Public Protector's "competence, integrity, legal literacy and Constitutional grasp of her powers, duties and functions".
Hack attacks, ransom threats and theft of money through fraudulent transactions are all becoming a stark reality for legal professionals, warns a legal risk advisor.
Lawyer Seth Nthai was struck off the roll of advocates in 2013.
Many people have searched online for templates, for instance for a will, rental agreement, retainer, divorce settlement agreement or employment contract. But they should proceed with caution, experts warn.
Sooner or later, many of us deal with the yapping dog, the leak, the loud music, or the lawnmower at the crack of dawn - but how you handle it can either increase the risk of future feuds and higher costs, or minimise costs and tensions, says a legal expert.
There has been much debate over whether it was right for some media houses to name Zizi Kodwa before he had pleaded to the charge in court. But a lawyer has pointed out that there is no criminal process pending at the moment.
From a legal perspective, blackmail is a funny crime, says Stephen Carter.
Legal experts unpack the latest high court ruling which declared parts of RICA unconstitutional.
Old Mutual board chairperson Trevor Manuel says the board is united, contrary to the 'two bulls in a kraal' narrative created by Peter Moyo, Business Maverick reports.
Sooner or later, a landlord will likely face the scenario every property owner dreads -namely, the tenant from hell, says attorney Simon Dippenaar.
Old Mutual's former CEO Peter Moyo and his legal team 'appear to be following a deliberate strategy of attempting to divert attention from Mr Moyo's own actions', the company has said in a statement.
Dutch law firm BarentsKrans has started legal proceedings against Steinhoff, the group says in an update to shareholders.
Legislation introduced in the last few years gives residential tenants a host of rights - and landowners or landlords must follow very strict procedures to evict tenants, says attorney Simon Dippenaar.
Commenting on SA's proposed Tourism Amendment Bill, Airbnb tells Fin24 it supports "clear and progressive rules for the sustainable growth of home sharing".
SARS is clamping down on growing tax non-compliance among churches.
All parents carry the responsibility to financially support their children, with very rare exceptions, explains attorney Simon Dippenaar.
Organisations are concerned the number of adoptions will decline.
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