Frances Everett, was an associate at Ashersons from January 2018 until May 2022.
Frances graduated from the University of Cape Town with an LLB degree in 2017 and was admitted as an attorney in March 2020.
Frances has gained experience in civil litigation, commercial transactions, family law, consumer protection law and the administration of deceased estates.
She has a particular interest in the drafting of legal documents, including wills, declarations and contracts.
Frances left Ashersons in May 2022 to join Sanne as an Assistant Manager.
She will be missed and we look forward to her possibly returning one day.
Recent Articles by Frances Everett
Use this time for Estate Planning 20 April 2020 - At present, the bulk of us are confined to our residences until such time as the lockdown (or any extension thereof) is lifted. While inconvenient, it does present the perfect opportunity to get your personal affairs in order, including Estate planning and the preparation of a Will. Why should you have a Will? By making […] Instalment sale agreements: when can a seller cancel? 13 March 2019 - A recent decision handed down by the Constitutional Court in the matter of Amardien and Others v Registrar of Deeds and Others  ZACC 47 confirms the steps to be taken by a seller before he may unilaterally cancel an instalment sale agreement. Recordal of the instalment sale agreement In terms of Section 20(1)(a) of […] Know your consumer rights: terms to look out for when contracting with suppliers 31 May 2018 - Why is the Consumer Protection Act important? The Consumer Protection Act, Act No. 68 of 2008 (“the CPA”) is a landmark Act in South African statutory law as it is directed at the protection of consumer interests. As stated in the CPA itself, the purpose of the CPA is “to promote and advance the social […]