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Lee and McAdam Attorneys - Labour Law

Labour Law

Labour Law is the law that pertains to working people and their organizations or employees. This includes employee unions and trade unions, enforced by government agencies. There generally are two main categories of Labour Laws; Individual and Collective. Individual Labour Law refers to the employees' rights in the workplace, whereas Collective refers to the relationships between the union, the employer and the employee. Labour Laws date back to the Industrial Revolution and is also referred to as employment law




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Conveyancing

Conveyancing refers to the transfer of a legal title of real property from one entity or person to another, or the granting of an encumbrance such as a mortgage or a lien. There generally are two major phases in a conveyancing transaction: Contract Exchange, which is when the the equitable interests are created and the second phase which is the completion or settlement. This is when the title legally passes and equitable rights merge with the legal title.





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Civil Law & Commercial Law

Rather that criminal, religious or military affairs, Civil Law has a focus on private relations between members of a community Civil Lawyers will be able to assist in the following ways: – High Court and Magistrates’ Court Litigation – Actions for Damages – Debt Collection – Urgent Applications – Evictions – Rescission of Judgments – Correspondent matters in District and Regional Magistrates’ Courts. As a matter of interest, Tort Law, Family Law, Property and Contracts are all Civil matters. Commercial Law is often referred to as a branch of Civil Law, as it deals with matters referring to both private and public law. Commercial Law specifically refers to the rights, conduct and relations of businesses and persons engaged in commerce. ...Click for more info...

Family Law

Family law, also referred to as Matrimonial Law is an area of the law with the focus on family matters and domestic relations. It can also be referred to as the law of domestic relations. The focal areas general are as follows: Marriage, Domestic Partnerships, Civil Unions, Divorces and Separations. Adoption, Surrogacy Paternity and Juvenile Law Child Protective Proceedings. Family Law also deals with matters of Succession and Deceased Estates.


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Personal Injury / Medical Negligence

Medical malpractice is generally defined as the act of negligence or omission by a medical professional that resulted in personal injury to a patient. Negligence can take many forms, but in general can happen during the diagnosis, treatment or management of health conditions. Personal Injury refers to those who claim to have been injured, either physically or psychologically due to the negligence of another person, company, government agency or any entity.


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Criminal Law

In short, Criminal law is for when someone has committed a crime of some sort. It generally proscribes a conduct that is either perceived as threatening, harmful, or otherwise endangering to the safety, health and moral welfare of people or society. That also includes the safety, moral welfare and health of one's self. Labour Attorneys generally assist in the following aspects: – Bail Applications – Applications for diversion Programs – Criminal Trials – Appeals – Protection Order

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