What You Need to Know About Restraint of Trade Agreements in South Africa Restraint of trade is enforceable in South Africa unless it is contrary to public policy and the terms are unreasonable. The employer can include a restraint of trade clause in the employment contract to protect their propriety interests, such as trade secrets,
Why You Need Advice Regarding Construction Law and Agreements in South Africa Whether you are the contractor, sub-contractor, or commissioning client, having a construction agreement in place is vital for the management of your relationship with the other party. Terms and conditions of service delivery, payment dates, and clauses for non-performance are elements of the
Important Labour Law Changes in South Africa As an employer, you do not necessarily have time to read every news article, and unless you have someone on your team to scan the Government Gazettes for notices regarding changes in relevant legislation, you most probably do not know about every far-reaching amendment. Fortunately, if you make
Advice Regarding Appropriate Construction Contracts As attorneys specialising in construction law, we provide advice regarding construction contracts. Indeed, many disputes arise because of ambiguities in building agreements. This also pertains to international construction agreements. We provide advice regarding appropriate clauses, wording, and terms and conditions, and what to do in terms of a breach of
When to Appoint Construction Arbitrators to Decide on the Outcomes of Disputes Construction arbitrators assist with alternative dispute resolution related to the construction industry. The arbitrators follow the specific procedures of arbitration to help settle disputes outside court. What is Arbitration? It is a procedure followed in which parties agree to get in one or
Should You Sign a Restraint of Trade Agreement with an Employer? Restraint of trade entails an agreement wherein the employee agrees not to take employment at a competitor of the employer or to conduct or establish a business that competes with the employer upon the end of the employee’s work contract or termination of employment.