Commercial and Residential Lease Agreements: Cancellations:

We currently find ourselves in really tough and challenging economic and financial times in South Africa. This situation will continue for the foreseeable future, and one has to box clever. Business owners and entrepreneurs in retail leased spaces are finding it more and more difficult to meet their financial obligations and to service their overheads. […]

Defective Motor Vehicles: The 3 R’s

THE CHOICES OF A REPAIR, REPLACEMENT OR A REFUND The Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 (CPA). One of the matters that we, at The Legal Advice Office, specialise in is the topic of defective motor vehicles. We get many queries at The Legal Advice Office each week from people you want our help […]

Bought a Defective Vehicle

On Friday last week; I received an email which read: “I HAVE RECENTLY BOUGHT A DEFECTIVE VEHICLE, WHICH I HAVE ALSO NOW ESTABLISHED, WAS ALSO PREVIOUSLY INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT. WHAT ARE MY CONSUMER RIGHTS AND HOW DO I ENFORCE THEM?” This is a simple question; but the answer to it; is not so simple. […]