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Legal writing and drafting: Tips from top professionals

Legal writing and drafting is important because plain and understandable language is now a legal requirement thanks to sec 22 of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 that came into effect 17 years ago.  It will surely be of considerable use to record the advice of a...

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South Africa 40 years ago: Dealing with dismissal and divorce

Legally the two most important human relationships were  treated very differently in South Africa 40 years ago.  By law is meant both the common law and legislation enacted by parliament at that time, bearing in mind that the majority of citizens were deprived of the...

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