“When you’re talking about building a house, you’re talking about dreams” (Architect Robert Stern) There are many advantages to buying a vacant plot on which to build your dream house in a property development, but there are also potential risks to be managed. Discuss the pros...

“My best entrepreneurial advice is to start” (Dave Morin, entrepreneur, angel investor, CEO and cofounder of social network Path)”   In our last article in the series “Choosing the right legal entity for your business” we looked at the partnership option. Let’s move on to the private...

Why should a municipality be entitled to visit the sins of a predecessor in title upon innocent third parties when there is no relationship or connection between that party and the debts in question?” (Extract from judgment below)   A recent Pretoria High Court judgment has come to...

A good wife always forgives her husband when she's wrong” (Rodney Dangerfield)   With Wedding Season in full swing, here’s a timely reminder – take legal advice on choosing one of the three “marital regimes” available to you in our law before you actually tie the knot.   That’s important...