Category: COVID19

Alert Level 3: Extended Cape Town Office Hours

Dear Clients, Friends and Businesses locally and abroad, We are pleased to announce the second phase of our planned physical office re-opening, which shall commence on Monday 15 June 2020. Our Cape Town office will be open from 8:30 to 16:30 on Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays. If you have any questions, please do […]
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Alert Level 3: Expanded Range of Legal Services

NEW EXPANDED LIST OF PERMITTED LEGAL SERVICES AND ACCESS TO COURTS UNDER ALERT LEVEL 3 Dear Clients, Friends and Businesses locally and abroad, We are pleased to advise that on 2 June 2020, the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services issued new Directions (“the Directions”), which permit more legal services and updated court procedures under […]
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Alert Level 4: Offices Re-Open

Dear Clients, Friends and Businesses locally and abroad, We welcome the move to Level 4 by the government, and we hope that the current situation will continue to improve as the President has advised that the Level 4 restrictions will be amended to address the public’s concerns.  Throughout the lockdown we have been working remotely. However, […]
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COVID19 Information Portals

National Disaster Workplace Safety Overview

National Disaster Workplace Safety Overview   COVID-19 Occupational Health and Safety Measures in Workplace Directives Obligations placed on employers to protect their employees and members of the public who enter the workplace. What does OHSA require of employers? Employers are required to provide and maintain “as far as is reasonably practicable a working environment that […]
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Alternative Dispute Resolution: Civil and Commercial Disputes During COVID-19 and Beyond

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Civil and Commercial Disputes During COVID-19 and Beyond   Various mechanisms exist through which an aggrieved party can seek to resolve a civil and/or commercial dispute with another party, most notably through the use of the traditional court-based litigation system. South Africa has inherited an adversarial civil justice system from English law, […]
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Financial Relief Measures During the Lockdown

Amid the lockdown and its economic ramifications, the Government has presented a range of measures available to South African businesses and individuals in a bid to alleviate some of its most devastating effects. From loans to tax breaks, most interventions are designed at helping small businesses for a short term. Additionally, there are measures which […]
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New lockdown Regulations: it appears Government is easing restrictions

New lockdown Regulations: it appears Government is easing restrictions. These new Regulations must be read with the Regulations already in place. Amendments include: – the transportation of liquor is still prohibited, except where alcohol is required for industries producing hand sanitizers, cleaning products and alcohol for industrial use; – stores selling hardware products and vehicle […]
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De Abreu & Cohen Online 24/7

ONLINE 24/7 AND READY TO ASSIST   Dear Clients, Friends, Families and Businesses locally and abroad.   We have offered our clients expert legal advice for over 30 years. We have been through it all from Swine-flu; Cabinet re-shuffling and Load shedding. As we have yet again embarked on some turbulent times, we would like to […]
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