Sarah-lynn Tennant has been recognised as a consumer law specialist in South Africa, with emphasis on providing legal opinions, lectures and compliance reviews in relation to consumer-supplier relationships, credit, debt counselling, contracts, and protection of personal information or access thereto. She has written a textbook to this effect.
These are her areas of speciality:
- Consumer law – Consumer Protection Act, National Credit Act, Protection of Personal Information Act, and Promotion of Access to Information Act.
- Business entities – Companies Act; laws of a partnership, sole proprietor, trust, non-profit organisation, and voluntary association; and corporate governance.
- Law of contract – general and specific requirements.
- International trade law
- Provision of legal opinions, content development such as agreements / brochures / flow charts etc, compliance summaries and the drafting of internal manuals / policies.