As per the directives of 10 August 2020 by the Office of the Judge President of the Western Cape High Court,
Taxation of legal bills will be conducted as follows:
- Taxations may be done via the following online platforms: Microsoft Teams or Zoom, where possible. The party presenting the bill may in consultation with the Taxing Master determine who will set up the online process. Unopposed taxations may also be finalised via telephone/e-mail.
- If online platforms and any other forms of communication are unavailable to the parties to an unopposed or opposed Taxation, these will be conducted in a designated courtroom. All protocols regarding sanitation before and after Each session will apply.
- If neither of the options are possible, taxations should be postponed to the first available dates after the National State of Disaster.
WE ARE HERE TO HELP
We have been able to keep and maintain fairly open lines of communication with our Taxing Masters and it is encouraging to see taxations taking place and getting finalised on a much more regular basis compared to preceding months.
Although the situation is far from normal, things are improving except for the obtaining of dates as the Taxing Masters have Large backlogs to catch up on.
For your bill drawing needs, you are invited to make use of our FREE and convenient Pick Up & Delivery service, even if it is from your remote working location.
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