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#BestofBiz 2020: Legal

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Legal site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2020

Leaving a lasting legacy - Your will, your family and organ donation

One of the first steps to planning your legacy is pausing your busyness to draft your Last Will and Testament...

By Brandon Garbutt, Issued by Capital Legacy 27 Oct 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

Former domestic worker to inherit Camps Bay guest house and Sea Point flat

Jane Bwanya, a former domestic worker who was "swept off her feet" six years ago by a relatively wealthy businessman, has succeeded in changing the provisions of the Intestate Succession Act, which had barred unmarried partners in a heterosexual union from inheriting...

By Tania Broughton 5 Oct 2020

National Wills Week - Why you should take note!

More than 75% of South Africans pass away without a valid Will in place, causing devastating consequences for their families and dependants. To help combat this statistic, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) promotes National Wills week, every year, and participating attorneys offer their Will-drafting services for basic Wills at no cost to clients...

By Alex Simeonides, Issued by Capital Legacy 2 Oct 2020

Case law insights advancing the rule of law

Understanding and reviewing Case Law is an important aspect of the administration of justice and upholding of the Rule of Law...

Issued by LexisNexis 28 Sep 2020

VUT establishes new law clinic

The Vaal University of Technology (VUT) has succeeded in implementing an uplifting and exciting initiative - a law clinic situated at the VUT Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park (VUT SGSTP) in Sebokeng...

By Nontobeko Zondi, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 19 Aug 2020

How to validate a Will during lockdown

The coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis means many people are considering updating their Will or drawing one up for the first time, and so fiduciary practitioners are seeing a surge in demand for Wills...

15 Apr 2020

Covid-19: How the courts work during lockdown

The courts and the legal system are an essential service, and are continuing to operate during the lockdown...

By Alison Tilley 2 Apr 2020

How PAJA applies to Pension Funds Act decisions

In February, the High Court confirmed that the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act (PAJA) applies to section 37C decisions on the distribution of death benefits made by the boards of retirement funds under the Pension Funds Act...

By Amina Yuda 3 Mar 2020

Ante-nuptial contracts: The fine print of love

The month of February is synonymous with romance and roses as Valentine's Day takes centre stage once again. Often, in this heady state of love and romance, newly engaged couples shy away from discussing how exactly their finances and assets will be managed to their detriment...

By Nayna Cara 14 Feb 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Legal

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Legal site over the past year below...

17 Dec 2019

Enhanced skills for legal professionals lead to better outcomes

A newly released title is set to change the way legal professionals tackle the drafting of pleadings...

Issued by LexisNexis 11 Dec 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019



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