What next for law firms

Where to now for the legal profession in South Africa?

Three years ago I began speaking about the tough times that lay ahead for the South African legal profession.  “Alarmist!  We’re doing...
New CIPC company registrations

New site set to speed up company registration

A business portal, led by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC), was launched last week. Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel...
Weed at work

The impact of cannabis in the workplace

Even though the use of cannabis in the home is now legal, the potential exists for employees to arrive at work under...

A remarkable judgment that will have a huge impact in South Africa

The High Court in Pretoria recently ruled that certain provisions of South Africa’s interception legislation, the Regulation of Interception of Communications and...
Legal Project Management

Legal Evolution/2 – What is Legal Project Management and how can I leverage it?

1. A brief definition of Legal Project Management In the last Legal Evolution/1 article, I made brief reference to...
Evolution of a law firm

Legal Evolution/1 – Are you worth your fees?

1. Legal Evolution – mastering change and disruption A couple of weeks ago, Malcolm Pearson, the editor of Tech4Law...
Co Za Domain Registry

ZACR (South African Central Registry for Domains) WHOIS Information Redaction

As you may be aware, local and international data protection laws and/or regulations is currently in effect to govern the way...

Legalese for the Creatives and Innovators

Legalese is defined as a noun referring to the legal jargon frequently used by legal professionals in their everyday conversations and business...
Challenges ahead for the legal industry in South Africa

Some Challenges Facing the South African Legal Fraternity

The legal profession, like all other professions, faces a particular set of challenges. When it comes to the South African legal fraternity,...
Rental Agreements

The Rental Housing Amendment Act: What you need to know

These legal complexities will make it all the more important for landlords to appoint reputable, reliable, knowledgeable, qualified and legally registered rental...