Without Prejudice - Volume 11, Issue 11, 2011
Volume 11, Issue 11, 2011
Author Mieke Van RensburgSource: Without Prejudice 11, pp 70 –71 (2011)More Less
A family trust is usually established with the very best of intentions. The founder of the trust wants to protect loved ones against the dangers of the market place and their own indiscretions. Unfortunately, the road paved with good intentions often does not lead to paradise and this is borne out by the substantial number of legal actions in our courts relating to trusts.
Author Ari KaplanSource: Without Prejudice 11, pp 72 –73 (2011)More Less
I was in a taxi recently and after sitting down, the driver generously offered me a bottle of water. After a few questions, he admitted that he always provides water for his passengers because it increases the potential tip an average of 15-20%. It also encourages a future call.
Source: Without Prejudice 11, pp 74 –75 (2011)More Less
...Under a swirling sky swathed in shades of the most vivid purples and golds and heavy with the threat of an imminent storm, delegates assembled at Kloofzicht near Johannesburg on Sunday October 30 for a unique legal conference that aimed to challenge, delight and inspire.
Author Nemo JudexSource: Without Prejudice 11 (2011)More Less
Trapp v Trapp & HOP
Foss-Harbottle J: The facts of this case are curious but not as curious as the case that I will rely upon. A few years ago, Mr Trapp fell out with his teenage daughter who was irrepressibly argumentative. As Jean Carr has said there is nothing wrong with teenagers that reasoning with them won't aggravate.
Source: Without Prejudice 11, pp 80 –82 (2011)More Less
An eagerly anticipated three-week holiday in Aotearoa (the Maori name for New Zealand meaning land of the long white cloud) to reunite with family and soak up some Rugby World Cup action (yes it still hurts to say anything that rhymes with slice), left me with one overwhelming thought; New Zealand sells itself short as a country of rugby mad dairy farmers and awful weather. Well, well short. Not that New Zealanders' see themselves or their weather that way mind you, but this general perception has been allowed to grow into a truly misinformed stereotype.
Author Eben Van WykSource: Without Prejudice 11 (2011)More Less
Author Dewaldt Van WykSource: Without Prejudice 11 (2011)More Less
Author David ReesSource: Without Prejudice 11, pp 85 –86 (2011)More Less
Australia's political leaders have weighed in from the back row of the stand. Prime Minister Julia Gillard addressed herself sternly to Europe's politicians on the matter. After this withering broadside, and in case Europe's rapidly changing caste of leaders were in any doubt as to the way forward, Wayne Swan, Australia's Treasurer (Minister of Finance), offered the suggestion that they should hasten to balance their budgets .