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Blue Light Brigades
Article was written by S’negugu Dlamini, Candidate Attorney and released by Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys. 22 July 2021 Introduction Hypothetically at least, public roads are public property, and everyone has an equal right to use them and further, to be safe when using them. Are certain persons above the law, however, and permitted
Civil unrest
Article was written by Charlotte Clarke, Senior Associate, Lauren Squier, Associate, Alisha Naik, Candidate Attorney and released by Alec Veitch, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys. 19 July 2021 INTRODUCTION Violent protest action, looting and civil unrest continues to wreak havoc across South Africa, resulting in extensive damage to residential and commercial buildings, vehicles, stock and other
trademark
Article was written by, Elani Vogel, Candidate Attorney, checked by Courtney Altmuner, Associate and released by Caitlin Wilde, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys. 19 July 2021 Introduction A trademark differentiates the goods and services of one business from that of another. A trademark is defined in the Trade Marks Act 194 of 1993 (“the Act”) as
ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES
ALIENATION OF LAND ACT, 1981 The Alienation of Land Act 68 of 1981 has been the prevailing legislation dealing with the signature of agreements of sale of immovable property. The Act came in force in a time before the digital age and was accordingly structured in a manner that did not envisage a signature being
SASRIA Cover
By Lauren Squier, Associate and Alisha Naik, Candidate Attorney INTRODUCTION The period of lockdown presently being experienced by South Africans – in response to the COVID-19 pandemic – has resulted in confusion and uncertainty relating to insurance policies as well as the extent of the cover awarded thereunder. Both individuals and businesses are growing concerned
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