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Your authoritative and practical partner for uniform conveyancing in South Africa, with added insights on customary marriages and exam preparation.

The Practitioner’s Guide to Conveyancing and Notarial Practice, now in its brand new 3rd Edition authored by Allen West, aims to create uniformity in conveyancing practices in South Africa, as required by the Deeds Registries

It often occurs in practice that immovable property is registered in the names of spouses married in community of property to one another, who have after the registration of the immovable property got divorced, and thereafter one of the spouses is declared insolvent. The question requiring an answer is, who is entitled to deal with

Ladies and gentlemen of the legal fraternity, let’s delve into the transformative world of document management—a cornerstone in modern legal practice. But first, what exactly is document management?

In essence, document management heralds the transition from traditional paper-heavy offices to streamlined digital workflows. Now, why should the legal community take heed? Consider this: the legal

They say that change is as good as a holiday.

So – for most of us – we get our hair coloured or cut and think that’s going to do it. We leave the salon feeling renewed and hope that our little (or big) hairdo will do the trick. Unfortunately, the novelty lasts for about

If you spend any time on LinkedIn, you’ll have probably reached the conclusion that conveyancing is riddled with factions holding increasingly polarised views. Whilst as with all things, it’s the vocal minority that are grabbing their virtual pitchforks, a number of areas do seem to have attracted particular ire.

Firstly, experienced lawyers are bemoaning the

In the current economic climate, time is money, and nowhere is this more evident than in the management of documents and workflows. For businesses seeking to boost their cash flow and enhance efficiency, implementing a robust document management system (DMS) can be a game-changer. Here’s how a DMS can fast-track payments from clients and bolster

I recently overheard a lawyer explain his practice and I walked away thinking that there was nothing in his description that gave me the slightest idea what he actually does for people — in other words, the outcome. The question in the minds of most clients is, how can you help me? When you describe your practice,