January 26, 2022

Suretyship agreements: What are they and what are the requirements

A deed of suretyship is an agreement that is concluded by a creditor and a third party. The essentialia of this type of agreement are that […]
July 24, 2020

Relying on vis major clause in a contract in times of COVID-19

Vis major clauses Many businesses will seek to rely on the enforcement of vis major clauses to relieve their performance of certain obligations resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak. The […]
March 4, 2020

What is a reasonable expectation of renewal?

An employee has been employed on a fixed-term employment contract for a number of years. Each consecutive year, the fixed contract is renewed at the election […]
October 7, 2019

Freedom of Speech has its restrictions

Due to our controversial past, South Africa has been faced with a difficult task of eradicating all forms of racial animosity and behaviour. This is a […]
July 3, 2018

Court interference in a contractual relationship

When two or more parties enter into a contractual agreement knowingly and free from duress, the terms of the agreement must be upheld by each signatory. […]
May 16, 2018

Cancelling a contract? The Do’s and Dont’s to consider!

Every person, whether an individual or a juristic person, will find themselves in a situation where they will want to terminate a contract. The aim of […]
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