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equality

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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Best in Corporate Law Nomination

Congratulations to our Managing Director, Nicolene Schoeman-Louw for being nominated in the WOZA – Women in Law Awards, category Corporate Law. 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 of […]

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Collection of tuition fees

The law of evidence, careful treatment is pivotal to the outcome of a case

Introduction   One of the critical functions of legal practitioners is to construct court papers (i.e. pleadings etc) in a professional manner, setting out the case they represent. Once this is done to critically assess evidence and to make the necessary amendments, if possible before pleadings close. Another is to consult with witnesses and clients […]

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