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May 24, 2019

What is a Notary Public?

You may have often required the services of a Notary Public without understanding the role of the Notary.  The origin of the notarial office began before […]
May 24, 2019

Criminal liability: Common purpose, accomplice, and accessory after the fact

More than one person may be involved in the commission of a crime and there are various principles that find application in our law which determine […]
Mar 25, 2019

Some thoughts on the wholesale distribution of liquor in South Africa

In the South African liquor industry, the sale and distribution of liquor are split into two tiers. At retail level businesses are licenced under the Provincial […]
Mar 25, 2019

Can you imagine having your first legal beer at your 21st Birthday Party?

How about drinks after the game at the varsity rugby club being restricted to tea, coffee and soft drinks? As an 18-year-old you may vote for […]
Jan 24, 2019

Failure to Comply with a Demolition Order: A Follow-up on the BSB Judgment

In BSB International Link CC v Readam South Africa (Pty) Ltd and City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality [2016] 2 All SA 633 (SCA), the Supreme Court […]
Jan 24, 2019

Caveat subscriptor: understanding the consequences of giving Performance security

Caveat subscriptor is a Latin maxim which essentially translates to “let the signer beware”. The maxim applies in South African law and is the name given […]
Dec 3, 2018

Requirements for minors travelling internationally

HOW WILL YOUR MINOR CHILD BE TRAVELLING? CHECKLIST OF ITEMS YOU WILL NEED (IN ORDER FOR YOUR CHILD TO BE PERMITTED TO TRAVEL INTERNATIONALLY) Child will […]
Oct 29, 2018

Prescription and the Apportionment of Damages Act

In common day life, individuals are more than likely to find themselves in situations involving a claim of a delictual nature. That is to say, a […]
Oct 29, 2018

Maritime Law

In its 120 years of practice, C&A Friedlander Inc. (previously C&A Friedlander) has covered many facets of commercial law as well as personal law. One of […]