Conveyancers be aware!

Salient Clauses in the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality: Credit Control and Debt Collection Amendment By-Law, 2021 which may affect Conveyancers.

07 Oct 2021

Building illegally? Careful, you may just find yourself out of pocket

As a homeowner you are entitled to do as you please with your property, however this is only within the confines of the relevant Municipal bylaws. This article will focus on the obligations homeowners must adhere to when they choose to erect or extend their homes, and the consequences of non-compliance with the relevant legislation.

22 Sep 2021

When is it greener on the other side?

It is important for South Africa, on a global stage, to be able to illustrate our commitment to reducing and combating the impact of climate change. However, the real commitment is firstly to the people of South Africa who are most vulnerable and must have their social, economic and environmental rights protected.

09 Sep 2021

What to do with a tax liability

In the current climate with taxpayers having to juggle, amongst other things, the devastating effects of Covid, with the unforeseen losses of the civil unrest, it may be that some could find themselves in a difficult position to deal with expected and unexpected tax liabilities.

24 Aug 2021

Property Rates Relief following damage caused by recent unrest

Property owners who have suffered damage, as a result of the recent unrest, will no doubt be lodging insurance claims for compensation, with SASRIA. Such owners should also carefully consider opportunities which exist to reduce liability for property rates and obtain some financial reprieve.

02 Aug 2021

SASRIA Claims Procedure

SASRIA SOC Limited is the only insurance company in South Africa that provides cover for damages caused by civil commotion, riots and public unrest as has been experienced in KZN and parts of Gauteng this past week

16 Jul 2021

More work for the High Courts

The Supreme Court of Appeal (“SCA”) recently handed down judgment in a matter dealing with the jurisdiction of the High Courts of South Africa in comparison to other courts with concurrent jurisdiction as the High Courts.

05 Jul 2021

The Impact of the Levi Strauss SA Judgment

Recently the Supreme Court of Appeal handed down judgment in a long running dispute between Levi Strauss SA (Pty) Ltd (“Levi SA”) and the South African Revenue Service (“SARS”).

30 Jun 2021

Civil Litigation- Security for Costs

What are the legal implications of the enactment and implementation of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 in relation to a security for costs order against a close corporation?

07 Jun 2021

The Iron Fist of Taxation

With the legislature rapidly clamping down on taxpayers through SARS and the NPA, it is not surprising that new regulations would be imposed to mitigate tax non-compliance.

10 May 2021

Holiday Contact- Be Prepared in Advance

One of the unfortunate repercussions of divorce is the splitting of school holidays with one's ex-spouse and deciding whether to alternate or share the school holidays in respect of the children.

26 Apr 2021