General mayhem

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General mayhem

  General Motau and Ms Mkoena served as the Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson of Armscor, the state owned company tasked with providing South Africa’s armed services with military equipment and services – a position they held until 8 August 2013 when they were, as they would have it, rather unceremoniously dismissed by the Minister for […]

2014-08: August 2014

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2014-08: August 2014

Our spotlight in this edition of Law Letter falls on money – payment of rates, tax, banking, notice to debtors and repayment when a contract fails. Please remember that the contents of Law Letter do not constitute legal advice. For specific professional assistance, always ensure that you consult your attorney. We welcome your comments and suggestions.

2014-04 : April 2014

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2014-04 : April 2014

This Autumn edition of Law Letter examines recent decisions of our courts on the Electoral Commission, winding up of solvent companies, social networks, property transfers and trusts. Please remember that the contents of Law Letter do not constitute legal advice. For specific professional assistance, always ensure that you consult your attorney. We welcome your comments and suggestions.

Law Letter Supplement – March 2014

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Law Letter Supplement – March 2014

Defective goods and Consumer protection The Consumer Protection Act is intended to empower the consumer against unscrupulous suppliers of goods and services. Consumers are entitled to receive goods of good quality, in good working order and free of defects. There is an implied warranty to this effect, whether or not there is one displayed on […]

Law Letter Supplement – August 2014

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Law Letter Supplement – August 2014

Vanishing into … thin air One of the first things that lawyers do, when faced with a dispute over a contract, is to determine whether or not there is a binding contract in existence in the first place.  It can be devastating for the parties to find that a contract, which they had assumed was […]

Vanishing into … thin air

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Vanishing into … thin air

  One of the first things that lawyers do, when faced with a dispute over a contract, is to determine whether or not there is a binding contract in existence in the first place.  It can be devastating for the parties to find that a contract, which they had assumed was legally-enforceable, never actually came […]

Administrative Actions: Just and equitable

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  It is not uncommon in South Africa to have public outcry with regard to the manner in which tender processes are conducted. In the public sector in particular, the processes are characterised by flaws and irregularities which may be attributed to corruption, fraud and dishonesty by the officials and business people. In order to […]

Coffee with Meloshini

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Coffee with Meloshini

Meloshini Naicker was recently appointed a director in VNH Credit Management (Pty) Ltd, which operates the Venns Call Centre.  People compare Mel to an effervescent energy drink.  We find out more about this phenomenon … I manage the Venns Call Centre.  The call centre operates as a first line of attack in recovering debt.  The […]

Siphephelo Buthelezi

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Siphephelo Buthelezi

Siphephelo, or Sips as he is sometimes known, recently joined our firm in the Litigation Department. Siphephelo studied at the University of Zululand, served articles with Cliffe Dekker in Johannesburg and has recently returned home to KwaZulu-Natal. He earned his LLB with distinction and also received the KZN Law Society’s award for the top University […]

Ladies on the move

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We are very pleased to announce that Liza Bagley and Kashi Reddy have accepted appointments as directors. Liza is an attorney, notary public and conveyancer and specialises in banking law and foreclosures, family law and property related litigation. Kashi is a seasoned attorney in our litigation department and focuses on personal injury matters, including claims […]