POPI Unpacked

POPI Unpacked

As POPI becomes mainstream, the issues around privacy are readily becoming topics of conversation around the braai, at the pub, the dinner table and lunch with the ladies.  This awareness by individuals is causing people to be more sensitive as to how their...
Fixed-Fee Mediation vs uncertain litigation costs

Fixed-Fee Mediation vs uncertain litigation costs

Through handling countless mediations every year, I understand that not all disputes are created equal – from divorce to business rescue, unruly neighbours, workplace disputes, commercial, insurance and property disagreements –  the magnitude,...
Cryptocurrency in death and divorce

Cryptocurrency in death and divorce

Cryptocurrency in death and divorce By Stephan Haynes Cryptocurrency can be defined as a virtual asset which resembles monetary value and is exchanged on a decentralised marketplace by way of blockchain technology. In layman’s terms, these are virtual assets that can...
Protection Orders

Protection Orders

Protection Orders “Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent” [Johnathan Swift] It is a sad fact, a harsh reality and all too commonplace, the incidence of domestic violence and harassment – and all too often not reported on due to...