South African salary survey – Law firms

The biggest question we are currently being asked by law firms across Africa and Asia is what is happening to remuneration in a post- COVID landscape.

Clarity for taxpayers on tax dispute resolution

Taxpayers and businesses are under increased pressure as a result of the economic downturn and impact of COVID-19. On the flip side, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) is also under pressure to meet targets. A possible outcome of this double-sided scenario…

Useful provisions to include in a will

It is vital to understand the importance of having a valid will. This article will highlight some useful provisions to include in a will.

Leading a healthy life, even if (especially if) you are a lawyer

The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines “being healthy” as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”.

10 tips for lawyers who want to improve their mental health

it’s important to highlight some of the common situations experienced by legal professionals on a daily basis, which often negatively impact on their mental health.

Business interruption insurance & Covid-19

Business owners who suffered financial loss due to COVID-19 may be covered by their insurance policies under business interruption insurance.

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The trouble with law is lawyers

Clarence S. Darrow (1857-1938) American lawyer

The law is reason, free from passion.

– Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.

– Oscar Wilde

Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.

– Oscar Wilde

Prisons are built with stones of Law, brothels with bricks of Religion.

-Blake,William

The judge is found guilty when a criminal is acquitted.

– Publilius Syrus (1st Century BC)

The trouble with law is lawyers

Clarence S. Darrow (1857-1938) American lawyer

Every law is an evil, for every law is an infraction of liberty.

-Bentham Jeremy

The trouble with law is lawyers.

– Clarence S. Darrow (1857-1938) American lawyer

Bad laws are the worst form of tyranny.

– Edmund Burke (1729-1797) British political writer.

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