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21 January 2017
Legal Briefs
 
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20 Oct 2016
 
 
Company Resolutions And The Decision Making Process
SCHOEMAN LAW
At the core of every organisation, there are key decision makers who are responsible for the management of operational, financial and executive functions and decision-making. Before any action is...
 
 
15 Sep 2016
 
Resolving Sectional Title Disputes
SCHOEMAN LAW
Disputes involving sectional title schemes and body corporates, usually also involve your neighbours. It is for this reason that there should always first be attempted to resolve any difference or...
 
 
08 Sep 2016
 
Cancelling a contract via email
SCHOEMAN LAW
Most contracts have a standard “non-variation” clause incorporated towards the end of the contract. This clause normally states that no variation or consensual cancellation of the agreement entered...
 
 
13 Jul 2016
 
Resolving Construction and Contractor Disputes
SCHOEMAN LAW
Building disputes happen fairly often, and in a large portion of cases end up before an arbitrator or worse, in court. The main reason behind this seems to be two-fold.  Firstly, due to the fact...
 
 
06 Jul 2016
 
Your legal rights under the National Credit Act
SCHOEMAN LAW
Access to credit enables people to spend money that they don't have right now. Which can be very useful if applied and managed responsibly. However, sooner rather than later the use of credit...
 
 
21 Jun 2016
 
The Admissibility of Electronic Documents in Court Proceedings
SCHOEMANLAW
When documents or evidence in an electronic format is used as evidence in court proceedings, it is crucial to ascertain whether the document is authentic, i.e. an unaltered original version of the...
 
 
05 May 2016
 
 
 
T’s & C’s and The Consumer Protection Act
SCHOEMANLAW
Introduction Most businesses ensure that their customers sign standard “Terms and Conditions” for service or goods delivery or in cases where customers want to obtain credit.  Properly drafted and...
 
 
06 Apr 2016
 
Purchase and sale of a business. The implied prohibition against canvassing old customers.
SCHOEMAN LAW
When selling a business as a going concern, inclusive of its goodwill, there is an implied prohibition against canvassing of customers with regards to the seller. In Grainco (Pty) Ltd v Van der...
 
 
 
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