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Lexis® Practical Guidance: Civil Procedure, Dispute Resolution, Recoveries & Debt Collection


Involved in civil procedure matters, resolving disputes and/or recovery of debts?
Lexis® Practical Guidance offers convenient online access to guidance notes, practice directives, checklists, forms and precedents organised by practice area to help you interpret and apply relevant legislation and case law.

Choose Lexis® Practical Guidance Civil Procedure, Dispute Resolution or Recoveries and Debt Collection to quickly find and access accurate information and resources that are essential in practice. With a strong emphasis on practical aids, Lexis® Practical Guidance will assist  in  executing tasks and actioning items, ensuring not a single step is missed along the way.


Civil Procedure

Detailed content and clear instruction that assists legal professionals in South African civil procedure matters including action and application proceedings, precedents of the notice of motion, and affidavit drafting tips to effectively prepare for and conduct trials, and confidently deal with the outcomes of a trial. It includes guidance notes which cover a discussion on the Uniform Rules of Court followed in the High Court and also includes all High Court practice directives.


Dispute Resolution

Covering the need-to-know information and step-by-step guidance to successfully resolve disputes and effectively participate in arbitration proceedings in South Africa. Each type of ADR is clearly explained and compared, with discussions of the applicable rules under the main arbitrary bodies in South Africa. It also includes guidance on court annexed mediation.


Recoveries & Debt Collection

Focusing on different areas of recovering and collecting debts and offering clear assistance in collection matters, from the preliminary steps through to the finalisation of the matter. You have access to all the support and resources you need to recover a debt in the least expensive manner possible as well as institute recovery proceedings in both the Magistrates' and High Courts of South Africa. It includes guidance on the National Credit Act 34 of 2005, section 65 proceedings, garnishee orders as well as information on consents to judgment.


Collectively offering access to:
  • More than 80 Topic Overviews
  • Over 315 Guidance Notes
  • 300 Forms, Precedents and Checklists
  • Legislation & Case Law – access to current legislation and relevant cases at the click of a button
  • Practice Directives – practical advice on how to interpret the rules of court
  • Other useful resources – such as flowcharts, external websites and additional readings
Time is scarce and the law is ever changing. Keeping pace with the shifts is a job unto itself but, chances are, it is not your only job. 

Curated by top South African legal experts, LexisNexis® Practical Guidance™ helps you navigate dynamic legal terrain by delivering practical aids for your everyday concerns in one convenient platform. 

It saves you time and energy so you can focus on the expertise that only you have.


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