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What lessons we can learn from the Zulu King's last will and testament

King Goodwill Zwelithini, King of the Zulu nation, passed away earlier this year after ruling for more than 53 years on the throne. His passing has set off a series of dramatic events that are still playing out in the public eye, and in the courts...

By Alex Simeonides 25 May 2021

Thomson Reuters and Juta announce strategic partnership to connect African lawyers to the world

Thomson Reuters and Juta & Co are proud to announce a partnership in Africa, that will see legal professionals being offered market-leading research technology...

By Jackie Rhodes & Kamal Patel, Issued by Juta and Company 13 Apr 2021

Would you leave your children's inheritance in the hands of the government?

Who would take on the parental mantle you leave behind and who would make sure that any inheritance you have accumulated for your children is actually received by them and managed properly to their benefit?...

By Alex Simeonides, Issued by Capital Legacy 25 Mar 2021

Tazkiya™ - A South African first for Muslim communities

There are more than a million people of Islamic faith in South Africa and our research shows that as few as 11% have adequate life cover in place, says Capital Legacy CEO Alex Simeonides...

Issued by Capital Legacy 25 Feb 2021

Constitutional Court outlaws bigotry from beyond the grave

The Constitutional Court last week overturned a clause in a will written 119 years ago, which specified that only male descendants could inherit the family's farms...

By Tania Broughton 24 Feb 2021

This Valentine's Day it's about more than chocolate hearts - it's about really giving your heart away

This Valentine's Day, when you're running around last minute buying over-priced red roses and foil-wrapped, heart-shaped chocolates to show your loved ones you haven't forgotten about them, stop for a moment and consider what it means to really give your heart away to someone who is literally dying waiting for it...

By Brandon Garbutt, Issued by Capital Legacy 12 Feb 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Legal

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Legal site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2020

Leaving a lasting legacy - Your will, your family and organ donation

One of the first steps to planning your legacy is pausing your busyness to draft your Last Will and Testament...

By Brandon Garbutt, Issued by Capital Legacy 27 Oct 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by 26 Oct 2020

Former domestic worker to inherit Camps Bay guest house and Sea Point flat

Jane Bwanya, a former domestic worker who was "swept off her feet" six years ago by a relatively wealthy businessman, has succeeded in changing the provisions of the Intestate Succession Act, which had barred unmarried partners in a heterosexual union from inheriting...

By Tania Broughton 5 Oct 2020

National Wills Week - Why you should take note!

More than 75% of South Africans pass away without a valid Will in place, causing devastating consequences for their families and dependants. To help combat this statistic, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) promotes National Wills week, every year, and participating attorneys offer their Will-drafting services for basic Wills at no cost to clients...

By Alex Simeonides, Issued by Capital Legacy 2 Oct 2020

Case law insights advancing the rule of law

Understanding and reviewing Case Law is an important aspect of the administration of justice and upholding of the Rule of Law...

Issued by LexisNexis 28 Sep 2020

VUT establishes new law clinic

The Vaal University of Technology (VUT) has succeeded in implementing an uplifting and exciting initiative - a law clinic situated at the VUT Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park (VUT SGSTP) in Sebokeng...

By Nontobeko Zondi, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 19 Aug 2020

How to validate a Will during lockdown

The coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis means many people are considering updating their Will or drawing one up for the first time, and so fiduciary practitioners are seeing a surge in demand for Wills...

15 Apr 2020

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