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How to Get Free Legal Aid in Kenya

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As we already mentioned in our article about free legal aid in South Africa, getting legal support from attorneys is too expensive for many people. LAWGATE receives many requests for free legal aid from Kenya, therefore in this article we’ll tell you how to get free legal help in Kenya. Here is an overview of all the different ways to get legal services free of charge in Kenya. Pro Bono… Read More »How to Get Free Legal Aid in Kenya

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How to get free legal aid in South Africa

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Often it is very expensive to hire attorneys and many people are not able to pay. At LAWGATE we receive a lot of requests for free legal aid from South African clients, therefore in this article we tell you how to get free legal services in South Africa. There are various ways to get legal services free of charge in SA, here is our overview. Pro Bono Legal Services Pro… Read More »How to get free legal aid in South Africa

The Applicability of the Vienna Convention

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On the 28th of Mai 2019 the Federal Court of Switzerland made a decision in the field of international law. Subject of the ruling was, if the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG; the Vienna Convention) was applicable to purchase contracts between a public institute domiciled in Bale (Switzerland, hereinafter “the complainant”) and a Slovenian company (hereinafter “the opponent 1”) and its Swiss subsidiary (hereinafter… Read More »The Applicability of the Vienna Convention

Forum Running – Dispute of Competence

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In civil procedure law exists the principle that parallel ongoing proceedings must be avoided. For this purpose, civil procedure law awards a barrier effect towards a proceeding, that has been filed later elsewhere, but concerns the same matter. This will avoid two different rulings for the same matter. If a party is threatened by proceedings the party in question could be tempted to file a case in front of a… Read More »Forum Running – Dispute of Competence