Issues Arising from Cross Border Legal Services

By |2020-02-28T12:03:29+02:00February 28th, 2020|Featured, H&B, Labour Law|

Some members from our team recently participated in a webinar hosted by the International Bar Association, regarding the regulation of the legal profession in Africa. Below is a summation of what was discussed: The topic for discussion centred on the issue of cross border legal services and the need to open up space and regulate. [...]

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Things to look out for when starting your first job

By |2020-02-21T10:00:37+02:00February 21st, 2020|Featured, Labour Law|

STATUTORY OBLIGATIONS Is the contract in compliance with law? The legal requirements for an employment contract are set out in Section 12 of the Labour Act [Chapter 28:01] You can download the Labour Act from the internet. Familiarise yourself with at least the first 18 sections, which will set out the basic provisions (such as [...]

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BeLabouring the point – The problems faced in respect of the Labour Amendment Act, 2015

By |2019-06-12T05:53:24+02:00September 10th, 2017|Featured, Labour Law|

BACKGROUND On 17 July 2015, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of Nyamande and Anor v Zuva Petroleum (Pvt) Ltd SC 43/15 (“the Zuva case”) which dealt with the issue of termination on notice without cause. In summary it held that the common law position was, and had always been that an [...]

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