December 1, 2014 // FISHING INDUSTRY NEWS – OCTOBER 2014

NEW WRECK REMOVAL REGIME FOR SOUTH AFRICA   Since vessels have had the ability to sail around the tip of Africa, the Southern African coast line has become the resting place for many a vessel, predominantly due to our traditionally dangerous seas. As such the ability of South African authorities to prevent wreck situations or […]

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December 1, 2014 // FISHING INDUSTRY NEWS – AUGUST 2014

FISHING INDUSTRY NEWS ARTICLE – AUGUST 2014 BEWARE OF HIDDEN CLAIMS WHEN PURCHASING A VESSEL   INTRODUCTION It is a generally accepted principle of our law that in respect of moveable property such as a vessel, once the purchase price has been paid in full then on delivery of the vessel to the buyer ownership […]

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July 22, 2014 // MLA CONFERENCE AT ARNISTON HOTEL (5-7 SEPTEMBER 2014)

Details of this years MLA Conference to be held at Arniston Hotel from 5-7 September 2014.

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March 24, 2014 // FISHING INDUSTRY NEWS ARTICLE ~ FEBRUARY 2014

There has already been much written about the fishing rights application process of 2013 (FRAP 2013) and we anticipate much more will be written regarding this process over the next year (including the content of High Court affidavits).

As most in the fishing industry will be aware, long term fishing rights were recently allocated in 8 different sectors under the FRAP 2013 process.

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January 13, 2014 // VACANCY – CANDIDATE ATTORNEY FOR 2014

Dawson Edwards & Associates is seeking a Candidate Attorney to join its team in March 2014. Suitably qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by sending their CV’s and a cover letter / email to info@dawsons.co.za. Applicants with a Master’s Degree in Shipping, Marine or Environmental Law will be preferred.    

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Dawson Edwards & Associates was established in 1996 as a specialised Commercial, Maritime and Marine Resources law firm. The firm has soundly established itself in the legal landscape of Cape Town and has set the highest standards of professionalism and service. Dawson Edwards & Associates has become an industry leader in a number of its speciality areas and continues to successfully represent a diverse range of local and international clients. Click here to read more...