Registration a necessity

26 September 2019

Jack Crook covers two recent Supreme Court of Appeal cases which deal with specific types of home builder but are a timely reminder to all builders to comply with the HCPMA Act.

Binding options

10 October 2019

An option relating to an offer for the sale of land need not be in writing, but the offer itself must have been reduced to writing when the option was granted, for it to be binding.

Error in persona

24 October 2019

Buyers misrepresentation of true identity: a material mistake (error in persona), resulting in a null and void sale because of no ‘real agreement’ or consensus to pass transfer.


21 November 2019

Extension of Security of Tenure Act 62 of 1997 – s 6(2)(dA) – meaning of ‘reside’: depends on facts of each case and includes use of a graveyard historically used by a family.

Transfer and Bond Costs July 2019

21 November 2019

A valuable guide in both eBook and print format which contains tables that are compiled in accordance with the national guidelines recommended by the Law Society of South Africa.

Pretoria Registrar's Circular 05/2019

05 December 2019

Pretoria Registrar's Circular No. 5 of 2019: To provide clarity regarding the procedure to be followed for the establishment of townships - withdraws RC 2/2019.

Marketing survey results

25 January 2018

The results of the law firm marketing survey which we conducted towards the end of last year are out.

Cape Registrar's Notice 01/2018

08 February 2018

Registrar's Notice 01/2018: Because of the improper and/or fraudulent use of barcodes, a new process for issuing barcodes was begun on the 5th of February.

Cpt - Registrar's Notice

01 March 2018

Cape Registrar's Notice: A request by the Registrar of Deeds asking conveyancers and their correspondents to draft deeds in English.

Social Media in the Workplace

08 March 2018

Monique Jefferson reviews Social Media in the Workplace - a welcome addition to the libraries of lawyers, employers and social media users.

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