October 23, 2020 In News

THE IMPORTANCE OF A WILL

Authored by Jordan Harris In South Africa, unlike other jurisdictions, we enjoy the privilege of freedom of testation. This allows us to choose to whom and how we wish to bequeath our estate after we…

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October 2, 2020 In News

SMART CONTRACTS

Authored by Shannon Solomon A[1]  “smart contract” is a computer code which automatically self-executes terms of an agreement. The code can either be a sole manifestation of the agreement between the parties or it could…

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October 2, 2020 In News

REGULATION 18(2) TO THE BIRTHS AND DEATHS REGISTRATION ACT NO. 51 OF 1992 DECLARED UNCONSTITUTIONAL

Authored by Shannon Solomon On 24 January 2020, the Western Cape High Court handed down judgment in Grant Cotton and Leonardo Witbooi v The Minister of Home Affairs and The Director-General: Department of Home Affairs….

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October 2, 2020 In News

LITIGATION PRIVILEGE

Authored by Shannon Solomon Confidentiality is an indispensable element within our adversarial legal system. It is a legal practitioner’s duty to conserve communication between himself and his client. It should be noted that confidentiality differs…

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