April 29, 2024

The Dos and Don’ts for Landlords Regarding the Rental Housing Act

In South Africa, the Rental Housing Act lays out important dos and don’ts for landlords. By adhering to these guidelines, landlords can maintain positive, lawful relationships […]
June 8, 2018

Antenuptial contracts: Can I get one after marriage?

Couples who are interested in an antenuptial contract often make the decision to get one before they are married. That is the ideal scenario. However, some […]
June 8, 2018

Municipal debt invalid, the Constitutional Court has ruled

On 23 May 2017, the Constitutional Court heard an application for confirmation of an order of the High Court of South Africa, that declared section 118(3) […]
June 8, 2018

Am I still protected without an employment contract

This article looks at the continued relevancy of the employment contract in legal practice today. In 2014, the legislator amended section 186(1)(a) of the Labour Relations […]
June 8, 2018

Can trustees ban your pet in a sectional title scheme?

Problems around the ownership of pets are common amongst owners of sectional title properties, but while laws may be imposed by the trustees of the homeowners’ […]
March 12, 2018

Cancelling a contract? The Do’s and Dont’s to consider!

Every person, whether an individual or a juristic person, will find themselves in a situation where they will want to terminate a contract. The aim of […]
March 12, 2018

Minimum wage increase

The Department of Labour released a media statement notifying trade unions about the wage increase. Once it becomes enacted as a law, no employee may be […]
March 12, 2018

Are restraint of trade agreements important for business?

A restraint of trade is an agreement between an employer and an employee, or a provision in an employment contract that restricts an employee from being […]
March 12, 2018

Can my property be used for Airbnb?

Can my property be used for Airbnb? When deciding whether to become an Airbnb host, it’s important for you to understand how the laws work in […]
March 12, 2018

Sectional titles: What is the role of the body corporate?

Sectional titles: What is the role of the body corporate? When it comes to sectional title schemes, there is still widespread misunderstanding of even the basics, […]
March 12, 2018

What if you’ve been a victim of cybercrime?

What if you’ve been a victim of cybercrime? In the modern age, more and more criminals are exploiting the speed, convenience and anonymity of the internet […]
March 12, 2018

Cancelling a lease agreement early

Cancelling a lease agreement early If you want to end your contract early, this can only be done “in situations where the Consumer Protection Act or […]
March 12, 2018

The Consumer Protection Act and your rights

The Consumer Protection Act and your rights The South African Consumer Protection Act, No. 68 of 2008 was signed on 24 April 2009 and the purpose […]
March 12, 2018

Co-owning property with someone else: the ups and downs

What is co-ownership? Co-ownership is when one or more people jointly own the same property. In essence, it is when they legally share ownership without dividing […]
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