A case for mediation

A case for mediation

After the divorce  It’s over. You’ve signed the divorce papers, and the relationship you entered into with so much optimism is officially ended.  Everyone’s divorce story is different – perhaps you had been married for decades, maybe just a year or...
A case for mediation

A case for mediation

Mediation should be your first course of action when considering divorce proceedings You know the saying, ‘There are always three sides to a story’ – his version, her version and the truth, none more so than when it comes to divorce and why having a mediator on board...
Draft Companies Act Amendment Bill released for comment

Draft Companies Act Amendment Bill released for comment

The long awaited Companies Act Amendment Bill of 2018 which aims to amend the Companies Act 2008 and is expected to clear up some of the unintended consequences that followed the 2011 Amendment, has been released for comment. The Draft Amendment Bill was released by...
Knowing a few legal concepts can save you time and money

Knowing a few legal concepts can save you time and money

Application or Action – know the difference You are not alone if you’ve found yourself caught dumbfounded in the middle of legal-talk between attorneys, simply nodding your head in agreement, quietly hoping things are going your way. Attorneys (like poets) are...
B-BBEE Fronting is a criminal offence and how to report it

B-BBEE Fronting is a criminal offence and how to report it

“Fronting” in Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment deals has recently found  itself in the courts as Gauteng High Court Judge Ellem Francis handed down judgment on a case involving the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (PRASA) and Swifambo Rail Agency (Pty) Ltd. The court...