The Consumer Protection Act and Franchise Agreements : What you need to know

Introduction The Consumer Protection Act, 68 of 2008, (“the CPA”) has been in effect since it was signed into law on 24 April 2011 and...
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Deposits and the COJ

Introduction Schindlers has received numerous enquiries recently as to the legality of the City of Johannesburg (“the CoJ”) firstly demanding deposits (or dramatically increased deposits)...
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Internal Publications: Perregrine Joseph Mitchell v City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipal Authority, Case No: 50816/14, Gauteng Division of the High Court, Pretoria (8 September 2014)

Summary During February of last year, the Applicant purchased Erf 296 Wonderboom Township (“the property”) at a sale in execution. The property had a historical...
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