Mediation Rules for Magistrate’s Courts published

The Rules that will regulate the mediation process in the Magistrate’s Courts in SA were published today.  They come into operation n 1 August 2014.  But no one should even consider venturing to court without first having read John O’Leary’s authoritative Mediation in Family & Divorce Disputes!  Click here to buy the book; and here […]

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Plain language finally makes it to the High Court – Elizabeth de Stadler

Plain language and generally fair contracts are good for business. If a contract is not aimed at making the transaction understandable to consumer, what are we doing really? More importantly, if the consumer understands the contract, would the dispute have reached the court with the related legal and reputational costs? In short, contracts should be […]

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Corporate Law, Partnership & Trusts Sibergramme Issue 6 of 2019

Download issue: CorpLaw_06 of 2019 We have pleasure in attaching the sixth issue for 2019, in which the author, Darren Subramanien, discusses: CDH Invest NV v Petrotank South Africa (Pty) Ltd & others (483/2018) [2019] ZASCA 53; 2019 (4) SA 436 (SCA) (1 April 2019): The powers of directors when increasing the authorised shares of a company in terms […]

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Corporate Law, Partnerships & Trusts Sibergramme Issue 3 of 2017

Download issue:  CorpLaw_3_of_2017 We have pleasure in attaching the third issue for 2017, in which the author, Darren Subramanien, discusses: The Appointment of a Proxy in terms of Section 58(1) and Section 58(3)(c) of the Companies Act 71 of 2008: Richard Du Plessis Barry v Clearwater Estates NPC & others (187/2016) [2017] ZASCA 11 (16 March 2017)

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Environmental Law Sibergramme Issue 7 of 2017

Download issue:  Siber 7-2017 We have pleasure in attaching the seventh issue of the Environmental Law Sibergramme for 2017, in which Michael Kidd  covers developments during the period 23 September 2017 to 20 October 2017. GOVERNMENT NOTICES Draft Green Transport Strategy: Department of Transport Water Services Act 108 of 1997 Marine Living Resources Act 18 of 1998 National Water Act 36 of […]

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SILCS Sibergramme Issue 23 of 2017

Download issue:  SILCS 23 of 2017 We have pleasure in attaching the 23rd SILCS for 2017, in which Owen Barrow summarises the following cases: SACCAWU OBO MOKEBE AND 71 OTHERS V PICK ‘N PAY RETAILERS LAC (JA36/16) [2017] ZALAC 55 26 September 2017 28 pages Kathree-Setiloane AJA SILCS 23/2017 Strike — Unprotected strike — Participation in — […]

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Corporate Law, Partnership & Trusts Sibergramme Issue 6 of 2017

Download issue:  CorpLaw_6_of_2017 We have pleasure in attaching the sixth issue for 2017, in which the author, Darren Subramanien, discusses: Commissioner for South African Revenue Service v NWK Ltd (27/10) [2010] ZASCA 168; 2011 (2) SA 67 (SCA); [2011] 2 All SA 347 (SCA) (1 December 2010))

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SILCS Sibergramme issue 22 of 2017

Download issue:  SILCS 22 of 2017 We have pleasure in attaching the 22nd SILCS for 2017, in which Owen Barrow summarises the following cases: WOOLWORTHS (PTY) LTD V SACCAWU AND OTHERS LAC (JA56/2016) [2017] ZALAC 54 19 September 2017 27pp Tlaletsi DJP, Landman JA and Phatshoane AJA SILCS 22/2017 Dismissal — For operational requirements in terms of […]

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SILCS Sibergramme Issue 21 of 2017

Download issue: We have pleasure in attaching the 21st SILCS for 2017, in which Owen Barrow summarises the following cases: WORLD NET EXPRESS (A DIVISION OF WORLD NET LOGISTICS (PTY) LTD) V AUCAMP AND ANOTHER LC  (J1794/17) [2017] ZALCJHB 324 12 September 2017 27 pages Tlhothalemaje J SILCS 21/2017 Restraint of trade — When enforceable — […]

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SILCS Sibergramme Issue 20 of 2017

Download issue:  SILCS 20 of 2017 We have pleasure in attaching the 20th SILCS for 2017, in which Owen Barrow summarises the following cases: MAGODA V DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT & LAND REFORM LC (J1876/17) [2017] ZALCJHB 305 28 August 2017 13 pp Myburgh AJ SILCS 20/2017 Disciplinary enquiries — Application to interdict — Part-heard matters — Requirement to show urgency — High-ranking civil […]

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