Quantifying compensation for unfair dismissal

Whilst compensation is generally regarded as solatium, factors related to actual patrimonial loss may be relevant to determining compensation that is just and equitable.

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Beyond registration

Trade mark protection does not end at registration, and trade mark enforcement does not need to mean lengthy litigation or extensive legal fees for brand owners.

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An anti-bullying policy assists in the elimination of bullying in the workplace. It educates employees, provides for appropriate and consistent procedures to deal with bullying and prevents recurrence.

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What does a conveyancing attorney do?

Once an offer to purchase has been signed by the purchaser and seller of immovable property, a conveyancing attorney must be appointed to attend to the registration of the property into the purchaser’s name.

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We have a criminal jury system which is superior to any in the world; and its efficiency is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who don't know anything and can't read.

– Mark Twain

Nobody has a more sacred obligation to obey the law than those who make the law.

– Sophocles

A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.

– Robert Frost

He who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client.

– Proverb

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

– Oscar Wilde

It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important.

– Martin Luther King Jr.

I was never ruined but twice; once when I lost a lawsuit and once when I won one.

– Voltaire

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

-Blake,William

Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.

– Khalil Gibran

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.

– Oscar Wilde

The trouble with law is lawyers.

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

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

– Oscar Wilde

The trouble with law is lawyers.

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

In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.

– Immanuel Kant

Law school taught me one thing: how to take two situations that are exactly the same and show how they are different.

– Hart Pomerantz

The law is reason, free from passion.

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

If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.

– Oscar Wilde

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

-Bentham Jeremy

Bad laws are the worst form of tyranny.

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

Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one.

– Mark Twain

The trouble with law is lawyers

Clarence S. Darrow (1857-1938) American lawyer

The judge is found guilty when a criminal is acquitted.

– Publilius Syrus (1st Century BC)

The minute you read something that you can't understand, you can almost be sure that it was drawn up by a lawyer.

– Will Rogers

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