Constitution

On 21 March we commemorate the 1960 Sharpeville Massacre, the day 69 pass law protestors were shot dead.  Human dignity, the right to life, freedom and security of the person, are some of the more relevant than ever human rights enshrined in Chapter 2 of The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996.  From all […]

By Andries Cornelissen B. Proc, Practical Legal Training, Accredited and Certified Mediator, International Accredited and Certified Mediator London School of Mediation, Certified and Accredited Conflict Coach, Practicing Associate: The Association of Arbitrators, Certified and Accredited AHI Representative The first sign of the potential problem was dwindling fog rolling in graciously from the ocean.  Your manner of being […]

By Andries Cornelissen B. Proc, Practical Legal Training, Accredited and Certified Mediator, International Accredited and Certified Mediator London School of Mediation, Certified and Accredited Conflict Coach, Practicing Associate: The Association of Arbitrators, Certified and Accredited AHI Representative Seeing an elderly homeless lady on the street begging for scraps to eat from visibly irritated people caught my […]

By Andries Cornelissen B. Proc, Practical Legal Training, Accredited and Certified Mediator, International Accredited and Certified Mediator London School of Mediation, Certified and Accredited Conflict Coach, Practicing Associate: The Association of Arbitrators, Certified and Accredited AHI Representative South Africa’s rental housing scene will see major changes once the Rental Housing Amendment Act 35 of 2014 is […]

By Adv. Giselle Rüther South Africa celebrates Freedom Day on 27 April 2020. Freedom Day marks the first democratic election in South Africa in 1994.  Thabo Mbekhi at Freedom Day Celebrations in 2008 stated as follows: “The brutalities of the past – detentions without trial, disappearances of our people, deaths in detentions, hangings of those […]

People continue to ask what on earth legal cost insurance is. Legal cost insurance = the payment of an affordable monthly premium. This pays your legal fees in your future moment of need. Example 1: Similar to paying monthly premiums to your medical insurance company and then not having to pay the doctor when you […]

If you can read this, thank a teacher! This week Legal Hero visited the Ntee High School in Kwandengezi, KZN to salute the true heroes in our communities… Teachers. Schools and school codes have become a hot topic in the news. Discrimination, unfortunately, remains one of life’s nasty villains. It is a beast that still […]