This course is designed to provide practical and actionable knowledge on current and future ways of managing legal information. This course will cover the requirements related to legal information and its management; identifying factors of relevance for the evaluation of legal IT solutions; and reviewing the legal issues that affect the use of IT in legal work and legal information management.
The Programme in South African Local Government Law and Municipal Administration provides municipal administrators, government officials and legal practitioners with a better understanding of local government law. You will gain knowledge regarding a variety of legal aspects pertaining to municipal administrations and topics such as sustainable service delivery, municipal powers and functions, municipal elections and important aspects of municipal finance and fiscal management (including the MFMA and the MPRA) are covered during the course.
The Decoding the Protection of Personal Information Act workshop provides you with the scope and insights to the Protection of Personal Information Act 14 of 2013 by giving uncomplicated, practical guidelines for compliance. Most organisations collect, use and process personal information for one reason or another, and therefore have to ensure that they comply with the Act’s provisions. During the workshop, you will become familiar with all new obligations emposed on businesses, and what consequences they might face for non-compliance.
The Introduction to African Customary Law short course aims to introduce the scope, general and underlying principles and application of African Customary Law in South Africa to legal practitioners who had little or no knowledge and exposure to African Customary Law. Legal practitioners who need to be updated in this area of the law will also find the course beneficial and insightful.
The two-day course will deliver a thorough grounding in the fundamental principles and best practice techniques for effective public participation in environmental governance, through an accessible, paradigm-shifting learning process.
This correspondence course aims to examine international insolvency law trends in South Africa, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Sweden and Australia on a comparative basis. The rules pertaining to cross-border insolvency law with particular reference to South Africa form a main part of this course.
The content of this module is of such a nature that it will be of value to any student who is interested in international insolvency law viewed from a Southern African perspective.
The Advanced Programme in Insolvency Litigation and Administration Practice is designed to facilitate your further legal training and development as attorney in the field of insolvency litigation and administration, or if you are looking to move into this specialised field of financial law. The course specifically covers topics of sequestration and liquidation applications, procedures for business rescue, statutory compromises, as well as intervening applications.
The Programme in Legislative Drafting provides you with the requisite skills and competencies to produce clear, effective and implementable legislation and directives that comply with the requirements of the Constitution and based on the Commonwealth system of legislative drafting.
Sport, both in South Africa and worldwide, is a constant backdrop to our lives. However, the sheer popularity of sport means there are a lot of potential issues that can arise. Sports law is therefore a vital part of sport. Good governance must be clearly present and someone has to uphold the rules of the game when they come into dispute.
Law@work, UCT Faculty of Law, is pleased to present a one-day seminar on trusts.
About the seminar A trust is simply an agreement by which assets are managed by one person for the benefit of others. Trusts have, for many years, been used as a very popular and effective financial planning tool.