Sectional Title Levies

Sectional Title Levies

For the Sectional Title Body Corporate and management agents, the prospects of collecting outstanding levies and utility bills from defaulting owners has improved considerably since November 2015 when the Court ruled in favour of the Cathkin Peak South Body Corporate....
Personal Injury Claims

Personal Injury Claims

Someone claiming damages for personal injury as a result of the acts of another has to prove that the personal injury happened as well as the quantum of the damages that was suffered. The injured person should therefore record and keep all evidence of the personal...
Employment Contracts

Employment Contracts

By law, every employer must provide a worker with a written contract of employment on the first day of work. An employer could be criminally charged if no written contract was entered into. A disciplinary code also forms part of the employment contract. Employers are...
Eviction Procedure

Eviction Procedure

Provided the correct eviction procedures are followed in accordance with the applicable Act, a landlord is entitled to evict a non-paying or undesirable tenant and to obtain judgement to recover losses, damages and legal costs. The Act applicable to a particular...
Pitfalls of inadequate contracts

Pitfalls of inadequate contracts

As a quick way of saving money, prospective business owners refrain from seeking legal assistance in the drafting of contracts by obtaining pro forma contracts from the internet or other sources. These are then edited by changing the relevant names, dates and figures....