LABOUR DISPUTES

The South African labour market has since 1994 undergone a transformation with the objective of improving general working conditions for all South Africans.

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Conveyancing

A Conveyancer is an Attorney who has passed the National Conveyancing Examination and by law is the only person who can register fixed property transfers.

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Family law

Family law (also called matrimonial law) is an area of the law that deals with family matters and domestic relations, including: marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships

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Sectional Titles

Sectional Title is an interesting field within the law, it is a form of ownership where a number of people can simultaneously own the piece of land on which a building or buildings is built, while each one of these owners individually owns a townhouse or a flat in the building. Learn more

Litigation

The Supreme Court in South Africa has jurisdiction in Civil matters in the excess of R 300 000,00. The Supreme Court has exclusive jurisdiction to a person’s status, for example insolvency and only the Supreme Court can grant a divorce order or an interdict. Learn more

Commercial law

Commercial law, also known as business law, is the body of law that applies to the rights, relations, and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade, and sales.
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Notary

Certain documents are required by law to be notarially executed, in which case a notary has to draft the document which is then signed and witnessed in the presence of the notary. A notary is held to a higher standard of care A Notary Public is a specialist attorney who has an intimate knowledge of certain acts, and the processes prescribed therein, and who is legally empowered to officially witness signatures, take statements and certify the validity of documents.. These documents are known as notarial deeds, and include, inter alia, ante- and postnuptial contracts, deeds of servitude, deeds of cession of usufruct, notarial leases, trust deeds of donation and notarial bonds. Such documents are kept in the notary’s safekeeping and the notary is also required to keep a protocol and register of all the documents drafted by and attested to before him or her. Learn more