The Real Network For the Love of Law

For the Love of Law

In this podcast series, we take you behind the desks of some of South Africa’s smartest lawyers. Brought to you by Fluxmans Attorneys.
Occasionally English South Africa Business · Business News
30 Episodes
1 – 20

In Flux: Coronavirus - Contracts, Cancellations & Confusion

The impact of Covid-19 on existing and future contracts is a serious challenge. Can companies declare Force Majeure or an Act of God in response to the claims and hurdles they face? The Coronavirus has turned our worlds upside down, and the worry is that this could become fertile ground…
24 Mar 2020 23 min

In Flux: Coronavirus - Rough Times! Money Worries?

How are you going to deal with huge bills mounting up? Are you in danger of losing your car, your house, and the embarrassment of being unable to pay school fees? How are the banks reacting to this? Are the courts going to come down hard on us, and how…
24 Mar 2020 19 min

In Flux: Coronavirus - Tough Times! No Work No Pay?

How far must employers go in standing by their employees? How can an employee claim benefit from an employer, and how long can an employer withstand the absence of its employees during these tough times? Can you insist on working from home? What are the respective legal rights and obligations?…
24 Mar 2020 17 min

In Flux: Coronavirus - Hard Times! Business Closure?

Is your business facing the possibility of going bust during these unfortunate times? How can you save your company from being shut down? Is Business Rescue the way to go, or will creditors lose patience? What about personal guarantees signed? In studio with Garry is Colin Strime of Fluxmans Attorneys.
24 Mar 2020 22 min

Steven Fisher

While Steven Fisher was still figuring out what he wanted to do when he grew up, he became a specialist in Property law - including conveyancing and commercial property work. After completing his articles, he joined Werksmans where he remained for 10 years. Steven was appointed as a director in…
5 Feb 2019 11 min

Trevor Simon

Trevor graduated from the University of Cape Town with a BA Degree (1998), an LLB Degree (1991) and an LLM Degree (2003). He was admitted as an attorney in 1994. He practiced in various firms, big and small, in Cape Town, Sydney and Johannesburg, and eventually joined Fluxmans as a…
5 Feb 2019 16 min

Jonathan Shafir

Jonathan is a self-described “handsome baby” who became a law student at Wits with an LLB in 2006. He served his articles at Fluxmans and was admitted as to an attorney in 2004, later becoming a Director of Fluxmans in 2007. His area of expertise is commercial and civil litigation,…
5 Feb 2019 16 min

Lionel Dos Passos

Full of wisdom and fascinating stories – that’s one way to describe Lionel Dos Passos. He started out studying a BSc at Wits in 1996 majoring in Microbiology, Genetics and Advanced Biology. He later completed his LLB (with distinction) at Wits in 2001 and commenced articles at Fluxmans in 2002,…
5 Feb 2019 12 min

Costa Carides

No one tells a story quite like Costa Carides! He is the man you want to be sitting next to at a dinner party, sure to enthral you with his knowledge of history to his love for baking. He qualified at the University of Witwatersrand with a BA in 1969…
24 Jan 2019 16 min

Darryn Mer

A dedicated husband and father of two, Darryn doesn’t look like a typical lawyer. He’s a fanatical football fan and lifelong supporter of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, and he has also been a specialist labour lawyer for a long time, having joined Fluxmans back in 1997. Darryn enjoys the dynamic…
24 Jan 2019 20 min

Priscilla Steele

Priscilla looks like one of those slick lawyers you see on TV, except she’s the real thing. Originally from Hermannsburg, a German area in KZN, she completed a Bachelor of Law Degree at Wits University in 2011, joined Fluxmans to do her articles and has been with them ever since…
24 Jan 2019 10 min

Danie Pretorius

Danie has been a director at Fluxmans since 2010. His journey started at RAU in 1980, and he obtained his BA LLB degree in 1985. For a while he lectured in commercial law, estoppel and unjust enrichment, whilst completing his thesis for his LLM degree. In contrast to many, Danie…
24 Jan 2019 16 min

Charles Ancer

Charles started off in politics and lobbying... but we all make mistakes. Fate had a future carved out for him in law, and Charles specialises in corporate, mergers and acquisitions law, especially in the retail, franchise and mining sectors. He has extensive experience in advising domestic and international clients on…
24 Jan 2019 15 min

Darryl Furman

From Johannesburg Junior Mayor and head boy of Sandringham High School to director at Fluxmans, that's Darryl Furman for you. Darryl started exceeding expectations at an early age. Darryl was admitted as an attorney in 2003 after obtaining a BCom (Law) and LLB degrees and admitted as a conveyancer in…
22 Jan 2019 20 min

Jerome Levitz

When it comes to partnering with corporations and high network individuals, providing a complete service across industries for their legal requirements, Jerome Levitz is your man! Graduating from Wits with a BA degree and LLB (UNISA) in 1993, Jerome was admitted as a Commissioner of the Small Claims Court in…
22 Jan 2019 13 min

Galia Bloch

Galia’s no slouch – she’s a member of the Golden Key Society (Top 15% of her year). She completed her BCOM in 2008 majoring in law and marketing then completed an LLB in 2010. She completed her articles at Fluxmans in 2012 and became a Director in 2017. Focusing on…
22 Jan 2019 14 min

Phillip Vallet (CEO)

Long time senior partner and CEO of Fluxmans (and Chairman of Supergroup), Phillip Vallet was cited in Chambers Global (The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business - Client’s Guide) as "one of the leading commercial lawyers in South Africa”. He’s that and a whole lot more. Leading an important team of…
2 Oct 2018 35 min

Ryszard Lisinski

Some lawyers aren’t just qualified in law. Here’s one who wrote his Master’s Thesis on Artificial Intelligence! Ryszard Lisinski is a Commercial Dispute Resolution Specialist in the Commercial Litigation Department at Fluxmans. A techno geek by nature, he has a particular interest in communications, information technology, media and privacy law…
27 Sep 2018 16 min

Kevin Van Huyssteen

Not all businesses have a smooth ride. Sometimes things go wrong. That’s when you need Kevin Van Huyssteen. An expert in commercial litigation, Kevin has years of experience - starting in Zimbabwe in the late '70s and joining Fluxmans as a Director in 2013. Kevin is at his best litigating…
27 Sep 2018 12 min

Ira Epstein

Ira Epstein wanted to be a hotelier, but went on to graduate with a B.Com and then LLB (Cum Laude) in 1981. With extensive experience in Commercial and Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions, Ira is your best bet to make sure your interests are protected in all manner of business…
27 Sep 2018 12 min
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