The News

DOUBLE BUNK DANGER!

21st Jan 2009

A grade three pupil on a school excursion had apparently been sleeping in a top bunk bed and had fallen out, sustaining traumatic brain injury and ongoing epilepsy. The “small…

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BRUCE GEMMELL TO JOIN AGENCY CONVEYANCING IN 2009

15th Dec 2008

Bruce has come full circle having started his articles at Smythe & Co. which coincidentally amalgamated with Austen Smith in July 1996. However by 1996 he was completing his articles…

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NATIONAL WILLS WEEK

12th Sep 2008

Spring is officially here and the first bit of spring cleaning came about this week with National Wills Week. This Law Society initiative gave the public the opportunity to get…

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EASTER HAMPER WINNER!

7th Apr 2008

David Gates of Rhodiadale Farm won the Easter Hamper in last months competition. Ajanta Mayku and Bern Avery visited David to present his hamper (see David and Ajanta captioned below)…

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THE WITNESS: AUSTEN SMITH IN THE NEWS

21st Jan 2008

Staff crisis at master’s office 18 Jan 2008 Ingrid Oellermann The Pietermaritzburg Attorneys’ Association has formulated an emergency plan to overcome a critical staff crisis in the office of the…

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UIF AND BODY CORPORATE LEVY UPDATES

7th Jan 2008

BODY CORPORATE: THE RIGHT WAY TO RECOVER DISPUTED LEVIES A recent Supreme Court of Appeal case makes it clear that bodies corporate seeking to recover outstanding levies from an owner may…

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PARTNERSHIP NEWS: A NEW CHAPTER

3rd Jan 2008

We are very excited to announce the changes taking place in 2008 with a new leadership style, and a new partner joining the ranks. Richard Scott takes the helm on…

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