Category: Property Law

The impact of COVID-19 on property transfers, bonds, leases and more

Evictions Under Alert Level 2

On the 15th of August 2020, the entire country moved to Alert Level 2 of the National Lockdown. This has been welcomed by all South Africans, mainly due to the ban on the sale of alcohol and cigarettes being lifted, however, another notable amendment is the relaxation of the stringent lockdown restrictions on residential evictions. […]
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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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The impact of COVID-19 on property transfers, bonds, leases and more

Did you enter into a new lease agreement or transfer property before lockdown? Good news: movement of persons and goods allowed from 7 May 2020 to 7 June 2020

DID YOU ENTER INTO A NEW LEASE AGREEMENT OR TRANSFER PROPERTY BEFORE LOCKDOWN? GOOD NEWS: MOVEMENT OF PERSONS AND GOODS ALLOWED FROM 7 MAY 2020 TO 7 JUNE 2020 In terms of the Disaster Management Act, 57 of 2002 Regulations gazetted on 7 May 2020, persons who entered into leases before or during lockdown, or […]
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