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Freedom of Expression and Hate Speech: The Legalities for Social Media Users

Megan Melck | May 20, 2024 | Social Media law

While freedom of expression is a cherished right introduced to South Africans against the historical backdrop of thought control and censorship, it comes with responsibilities. Social media users must exercise caution and respect the legal boundaries when expressing their views online.


Deadline for filing of securities registers looms!

Megan Melck | April 25, 2024 | Commercial Law

This quick newsflash is just to inform our corporate clients that all companies registered with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) (each, a "Company") must file their securities registers (including details of beneficial owners) with the CIPC ("Disclosure Requirement")  by no later than 24 May 2024.


Congratulations to Megan Campher who has been promoted to Associate from Junior Associate.

Megan Melck | February 7, 2024 | Litigation

Megan has excelled as a Junior Associate and her promotion is well deserved.  Her journey at DML began during her articles and continued through the two years of being a Junior Associate, where she gained useful experience in our Corporate and Commercial Dispute Resolution and Litigation Department. Her experience spans


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