November 1, 2023

Can you change your marital regime after marriage?

A marital regime determines how parties’ assets will be managed and divided during their marriage and in the event of divorce or death. Changing the marital […]
November 1, 2023

Factors to consider before negotiating your home loan’s interest rate

As interest rates continue to rise, many homeowners find themselves contemplating the idea of fixing their home loan interest rates. Initially, when the interest rate hike […]
November 1, 2023

Intending to buy a state-funded house? Here’s what you need to know

The Constitution of South Africa enshrines the right of everyone to have access to adequate housing. This places a mandatory duty on the state to achieve […]
October 12, 2023

Tailor-Made Legal Solutions for Property Developers

Property development is a complex field that demands precision, expertise and a deep understanding of both the legal and market landscapes. This is precisely where Strauss […]
August 25, 2023

Estate planning in South Africa: Essential questions answered

Estate planning is a critical part of financial planning, yet it often gets overlooked. This process involves drafting a will, assigning assets to beneficiaries, and understanding […]
August 25, 2023

Responsibility to maintain and repair foundations and boundary walls in a Sectional Title Scheme

This article will briefly consider the definitions of common property vis-à-vis sections in terms of the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act 8 of 2011 in order […]
August 25, 2023

Aiming for the sky: What are air rights?

In South Africa, “air rights” are typically understood to be development rights that are approved for walkways, bridges or other constructed crossings over roads. These also […]
June 6, 2023

Time running out on Zimbabwean Exemption Permits (ZEP)

The South African government has not extended the validity of Zimbabwean Exemption Permits beyond June 2023. ZEP holders must secure a different visa by June 30, […]
March 2, 2023

Disposing with pre-dismissal procedures

Section 4(4) of the Code of Good Practice (Schedule 8 of the LRA) provides that: “In exceptional circumstances, if the employer cannot reasonably be expected to […]
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