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LAWS MUST CHANGE IF STATE HOPES TO LIMIT MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AWARDS

By Jay Page, senior associate and Toni Dammert, candidate attorney, Medical Malpractice and Insurance at Bowmans A recent appeal court judgment has held that the State cannot offer free future...

Friday, April 21, 2017
WHY INVESTIGATE AN EMPLOYEE?

When an employer has reason to believe that an employee has committed serious misconduct it may be necessary to conduct an investigation prior to commencing a disciplinary process. The Code of...

Thursday, April 20, 2017
UPSTREAM OIL AND GAS COMMERCIAL CONSIDERATIONS (UGANDA & TANZANIA)

Bowmans wishes to make it easier for international oil companies to navigate the institutional and legal waters of the African continent.  Our Oil & Gas team have crafted a useful infographic...

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
LEGAL 500 RESULTS CONFIRM BOWMANS’ STRENGTH IN AFRICA

The Legal 500 rankings for Europe, Middle East and Africa released 12 April 2017, confirm the strength of Bowmans in Africa, highlighting the firm’s competitive position as a leading pan-African...

Thursday, April 13, 2017
THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE #GENERATIONY INVESTORS

By Jared Lesar and John Loubser, candidate attorneys, Bowmans South Africa Hashtags, apps and status updates – welcome to the world of Generation Y. Masters of everything hip and high-tech,...

Monday, April 10, 2017
GUIDE TO SHIP SPOTTING

By Goscelin Gordon, associate, Bowmans South Africa It may surprise some readers to know how many different types of cargo vessels are traversing our oceans. The type of ship used to move a...

Sunday, April 09, 2017
CFO AS CONNECTOR

"The best due diligence processes are the ones that are framed by an understanding of the business and the risk- that is the differentiating factor", says Bowmans Head of Mergers and...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
THAT SHIP THAT CAME IN MOST LIKELY BELONGS TO SOMEONE ELSE

You see them early in the morning, out with the surfers on dawn patrol, searching the beaches for hidden treasure. Known as “detectorists”, these hobbyists are armed with metal detectors and...

Sunday, March 26, 2017
THE ‘GHOST SHIP’ SET TO BE THE FUTURE OF SHIPPING

By Lana Jacobs, associate in our Shipping and Logistics practice. With self-driving motor vehicles poised to be a real prospect on our roads by 2020, it is no surprise that the shipping...

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

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BOWMANS’ NEW OFFICE IN JOHANNESBURG IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Our new office at 11 Alice Lane, Sandton, is officially open for business from today. Thank you for bearing with us during our move. Our telephone numbers and postal address are unchanged. Our...

18 Apr 2017 12:00
LEGAL 500 RESULTS CONFIRM BOWMANS’ STRENGTH IN AFRICA

The Legal 500 rankings for Europe, Middle East and Africa released 12 April 2017, confirm the strength of Bowmans in Africa, highlighting the firm’s competitive position as a leading pan-African...

13 Apr 2017 12:00

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Can a doctor withdraw life support from a baby, against the wishes of the parents?
On Tuesday, 11 April 2017, Justice Francis, sitting in the Family Division of the High Court (UK), found in favour of treating doctors wanting to withdraw life support from a baby with a rare...
Prosecuting illegal fishing – South Africa
Berning Robertson was interview by Michael Avery on Classic FM’s Business Show, on his article titles: Prosecuting illegal fishing – South Africa
Public Procurement Rules interview
Claire Tucker was interview by Garry Hertzberg on CliffCentral's The Laws of Life programme, on the Preferential Procurement Regulations which will take effect from 1 April.

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