Leasehold land generally relates to land, which is owned by the State, local authority and/or a parelegal state, i.e. Intersite which controls most of South African Railway land. The controlling body often has land which to too costly for them to maintain and serves little purpose to them in its present condition. The controlling body […]

FAQ Agent Requalification

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE NEW ESTATE AGENT TRAINING AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 1) Have the Regulations been implemented yet? -Yes. The new regulations as issued by the Minister of the Department of Trade and Industry in terms of the Estate Agency Affairs Act have been made law. This as of a Notice published […]

Electrical Certificate

There is a perception in the real estate industry that the furnishing an Electrical Compliance Certificate is not essential when transferring property and that therefore the clause in the sale agreement requiring the Seller to supply the Purchaser with an electrical compliance certificate, is not necessary. This is only half true. The Occupational Health and […]

Your Property And Deregistered Companies: Avoid A Rude Awakening!

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC), previously known as CIPRO, have recently confirmed that more than one million companies and close corporations have lately been either deregistered or are in the process of deregistration due to their failure to submit their annual returns. The legal consequences of deregistration are severe: companies and close corporations […]

Planning On Taking Your Children On Holiday Abroad?

Due to the growing problem of child trafficking, the Department of Home Affairs has put stricter controls in place for both South Africans and foreigners travelling to and from South Africa with children. From 1 October 2014 parents will have to provide an Unabridged Birth Certificate (reflecting the names of both parents) for each child […]

The 2nd Gauteng Legal Community House Build In Partnership With Habitat For Humanity South Africa

  « Back “3 Law Firms, 3 Families, 3 Houses and 1 Community” A firm commitment to social responsibility and a shared vision of making a marked difference to underprivileged families drew three legal firms together in 2007.  Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes (STBB), Spoor & Fisher and Werksmans Attorneys, collectively dubbed the Gauteng Legal Community, […]

STBB/ Bedfordview Welcomes TIAAN To The Team

« Back STBB | Bedfordview welcomes Tiaan Esterhuyse.  

Honesty Is Certainly The Best Policy

Posted By: Cris Riego de Dios on 19 September 2011 When I meet new people, I am often asked the question: ‘What type of lawyer are you? My stock answer is: “An honest one!’ This usually brings about an array of laughter varying from surprise to incredulous. There is some generic belief in the public, unsubstantiated I say, about […]

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  STBB Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes Attorneys are hugely excited to announce that this year’s STBB 2keep-a-breast MTB Challenge will be taking place on 19 October 2013 at Overgaauw Wine Estate in Stellenbosch.  The main aim of this event is to raise awareness about breast cancer.  All proceeds go to our two beneficiaries, CANSA and […]

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