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Just Published - de Waal and Paleker, South African Law of Succession and Trusts: The past meeting the present and thoughts for the future

4 Jun 2014 - 17:15

South African Law of Succession and Trusts: The past meeting the present and thoughts for the future comprises papers presented at a conference held in September 2012 at the University of Cape Town. The conference participants were asked to examine the considerable developments that have occurred recently in the areas of succession and trusts. The book (also published as Acta Juridica 2014) contains an wide array of contributions dealing with aspects of 'mainstream' succession and trust law. In addition, in keeping with the constitutional recognition of African customary law and different systems of personal law, several contributions deal with the relevance of African customary law and religious law in contemporary South Africa, as well as with the harmonisation of divergent legal systems