09 November 2017Jack Crook discusses a recent case in which disgruntled neighbours approached the courts to have a neighbouring guesthouse closed down.
16 November 2017It's back: this year's almost annual GhostConvey Survey delves into law firm marketing and is ready to be completed in a couple of minutes.
23 November 2017Registrar’s Circulars - CT 06/2017 and KWT 05/2017: change of areas of jurisdiction of the Registrars of Deeds from 4th of December.
14 December 2017Lease: National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act – lease agreement not invalid and unenforceable by ss (4)(1) and 14(1), read with s 4(4) and s 14(4)(a) of the Act.
21 December 2017At the annual registrars’ conference held recently, 26 matters which affect conveyancing and notarial practice were discussed and resolutions taken.
21 January 2016Chief Registrar’s Circular No 1 of 2016: repeal and amendment of a number of Chief Registrar's Circulars following the 2015 Registrar's Conference.
21 January 2016Chief Registrar's Circular No. 2 of 2016: Amended Schedule of Fees of Office - relevant office fees, and withdrawal of Chief Registrar’s Circular No. 7 of 2010.
28 January 2016Chief Registrar’s Circular No 3 of 2016: Application of Section 24bis of the Deeds Registries Act, 1937 (No. 47 of 1937) to Sectional Title Units and Exclusive Use Areas.
28 January 2016The 2016 Allen West book, an update of "Practitioner’s Guide to Conveyancing and Notarial Practice" will be available at the end of January.
04 February 2016Jack Crook discusses a case where it was held that FCCs must be issued in the name of the relevant Co or CC and another which underscored clarifying "trading as".