Contracts

September 6, 2019

INSURANCE – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Insurance is a contract in terms of which the insurer undertakes, in return for the payment of a price or a premium by the insured, to […]
July 25, 2019

ELECTRONIC SIGNING OF DOCUMENTATION

The commercial world is currently moving to greater levels of digitisation. Organisations are implementing automated and electronic solutions in an effort to improve efficiency and better […]
June 25, 2019

WHEN DOES A FOREIGN SYSTEM OF LAW APPLY TO YOUR CONTRACT?

It is a requirement in the South African Law of Contract that, for a contract to come into existence, an offer to contract must be made […]
May 2, 2019

CANCELLING A CONTRACT? THE DO’S AND DONT’S TO CONSIDER!

Every person, whether an individual or a juristic person, will find themselves in a situation where they will want to terminate a contract. The aim of […]
August 21, 2018

WHAT ARE THE LIMITATIONS IN RESPECT OF THE DEDUCTIONS ON MY SALARY?

A client poses a question to their attorney: My employment contract makes provision for deductions from my salary and now my employer wants to deduct money. […]
June 11, 2018

CANCELLING A CONTRACT? THE DO’S AND DONT’S TO CONSIDER!

Every person, whether an individual or a juristic person, will find themselves in a situation where they will want to terminate a contract. The aim of […]
March 9, 2018

AM I STILL PROTECTED WITHOUT AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT?

This article looks at the continued relevancy of the employment contract in legal practice today. In 2014, the legislator amended section 186(1)(a) of the Labour Relations […]
November 17, 2017

DETERMINING THE GROUNDS FOR INFORMED CONSENT

If a person gives consent without acknowledging, understanding and considering their rights beforehand, is their consent legal and permissible in court? In eviction proceedings, it is […]
October 6, 2017

HAVING TO WORK AFTER HOURS: IS IT LEGAL?

Many industries may sometimes require their employees to work irregular hours. Employers within these industries, also known as “24/7″ industries, have somehow developed the notion that […]