A vision, or venting?

US President Donald Trump used his first address in office to offer an 'America first' vision of world politics -- and in doing so, may have delivered his first official blow to the nation's 'brand', writes US trial lawyer Reuben Guttman.

Posted by: Reuben Guttman on 23 January 2017 | Global view


What it means to think like a lawyer

United States trial lawyer Reuben Guttman believes that challenging that which is considered 'common practice' in society has always been, and should always be, one of the ultimate callings of any lawyer.

Posted by: Reuben Guttman on 17 January 2017 | Commentary


A Tale of Two Icelands: Inside the dispute

Wedlake Bell head of IP and commercial Michael Gardner takes us through the frosty depths of the ongoing trademark dispute between frozen food giant Iceland Foods and Nordic island nation the Republic of Iceland.

Posted by: Michael Gardner on 08 December 2016 | Commentary


The growing arm of South Africa's CCMA

Does the South African Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration have jurisdiction to hear employment disputes involving South Africans that arise abroad? Potentially, writes Bowmans associate Nonkululeko Mkhwanazi.

Posted by: Nonkululeko Mkhwanazi on 25 November 2016 | Global view