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Is any dispute referable to Arbitration?

Introduction     As attorneys, we often include dispute resolution provisions in the agreements we draft for our clients. In many instances, alternative dispute resolution is a powerful way in which to resolve an array of different disputes.   Advantages include: the confidentiality of the process, often being less formal, and it is generally faster […]

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Finalist: 2019 Standard Bank Top Woman Awards – Female Young Achiever Award and Top Gender Empowered Company

We are a finalist for the 2019 Standard Bank Top Woman Awards in the Top Female Young Achiever Award (Nicolene Schoeman-Louw) as well as the Top Gender Empowered Company: Diversity & Inclusion Award categories.   Over the past 16 years, we have been committed to creating the best platform for the recognition of women leaders and […]

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Public Money – are the rules being “bent” to serve a specific narrative?

Introduction As South Africans, we are currently living in the reality where we hear of misappropriation of public funds, gross mismanagement in the public sector and of flawed procurement processes, almost daily. Words like “state capture” and “corruption” have become part of our lives. The problem is that what is at the core of the […]

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Best in Mentorship and Leadership Nomination

Congratulations to our Managing Director, Nicolene Schoeman-Louw for being nominated in the WOZA – Women in Law Awards, category Mentorship and Leadership. Whilst there is a worldwide recognition of leaders in law there are only a few countries who have embarked on awards to exemplify women in law. South Africa is new to the territory […]

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Class Action

Unpacking the Mandament of Spolie

Introduction   The mandament van spolie (also known as the spoliation remedy, or the mandament) is an ancient remedy available to any person who is dispossessed unlawfully without a court order, or authorizing legislation for the dispossession, or consent.  Very basically, there are (generally speaking) two requirements that a dispossessed person needs to prove in order […]

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