Archive for Apr 2016

AUSTEN SMITH PROVIDING PRO BONO ASSISTANCE TO INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION

Austen Smith is proud to be offering pro bono services, through it’s Labour Law department, to ‘The International Community of Women Living with HIV’ (ICW). The ICW is a global network established in 1992 by women living with HIV. ICW works in 120 countries and through 11 autonomously organized regional networks including Asia Pacific, Caribbean,…

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PROPERTY BUYERS : MUST YOU PAY THE PREVIOUS OWNER’S OLD DEBTS?

Imagine this.  You buy your dream house.  You take transfer.  You book a date for your move with Fred’s Furniture Removals.  But when you apply for electricity and water accounts so you can actually move in, your local municipality refuses until you settle an old (and substantial) municipal debt which the original owner still owes. …

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