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Legally Speaking

Our regular columns and sections are all contributions from leading industry figures.

29th April 2024

Across the pond

Across the pond 5th April 2024 In the previous article we expressed concern about the UK’s criminal justice system, but this is not about...

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8th February 2024

How the west is being lost

How the west is being lost 8th February 2024 The criminal justice system is important in the case of occupational injuries. If someone is...

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19th October 2023

Hearing loss: a valid compensation claim?

Hearing loss: a valid compensation claim? 18th October 2023 The case of Knoetze v Rand Mutual Assurance 2022 is interesting to discuss for several...

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5th September 2023

Legal developments may have ripple effect 

Legal developments may have ripple effect  5th September 2023 Our columnists highlight some recent developments in British criminal law and workers’ compensation that raise...

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30th May 2023

Contextualising the recent COIDA amendment

Contextualising the recent COIDA amendment 30th May 2023 Workers’ compensation has a long history, both in South Africa and abroad. Despite this long legislative...

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28th March 2023

Are there other options out there?

Are there other options out there? 28th Mar 2023 Against the backdrop of increasing unreliability of government services, thought should be given to finding...

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22nd March 2023

Eskom’s failure in the grand scheme of things

Eskom’s failure in the grand scheme of things 27th Feb 2023 That Eskom has failed should be clear to all, including those who do...

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30th November 2022

Vexing questions

Vexing questions 30th Sep 2022 Over the past year or so, like most people, we have been preoccupied with the Covid-19 pandemic. Unsurprisingly, most...

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1st August 2022

Mandatory vaccinations – a turning tide?

Mandatory vaccinations – a turning tide? 1st Aug 2022 It is not surprising that the Covid crisis is abating, but will the call for...

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27th July 2022

Covid-19 still vexing occupational health

Covid-19 still vexing occupational health 14th Jun 2022 When Covid-19 was first detected in March 2020, it was feared that the pandemic would be...

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4th May 2022

Covid: a legal game changer?

Covid: a legal game changer? 8th Apr 2022 We seem to now be part of a new dispensation – one not governed by the...

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8th February 2022

Mandatory Covid mandates: US Supreme Court speaks

Mandatory Covid mandates: US Supreme Court speaks 8th Feb 2022 The question of employers imposing mandatory Covid-19 mandates is very topical right now. Typically,...

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26th January 2022

Statutory risk control and Covid-19

Statutory risk control and Covid-19 13th Dec 2021 The first step of any statutory risk control programme is to identify the relevant regulations. Sadly,...

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1st December 2021

Risk control and compliance

Confined spaces at heights 15th Oct 2021 What are the complications of applying risk control principles to the problems stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic?...

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22nd September 2021

Counting the cost

Counting the cost 22nd Sep 2021 Events during July, where rampaging mobs of people in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng looted and burnt shops, warehouses and...

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