Article by Avyakta Sing, Candidate Attorney, checked by Celeste Frank, Assosiate and released by Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 27 July 2022 BACKGROUND On March 30, 2015, Ms. Theron (“the Applicant”) and Rainbow Farm (PTY) Ltd (“the Respondent”) entered into a settlement agreement under the CCMA following the referral by the Applicant of a
Article written by Avyakta Sing, Candidate Attorney, checked by Ashleigh Butler, Associate and released by Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Senior Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 13 July 2022 BACKGROUND M (“the Plaintiff”) sued the MEC of the Department of Basic Education (“the Defendant”) in her representative capacity as the mother of her child (“T”), due to an eye
Article written by Avyakta Sing, Candidate Attorney, checked by Kirsten Chetty, Associate and released by Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 05 July 2022 BACKGROUND Mr Rala-Rala (“the Respondent”) was employed by Colgate-Palmolive (Pty) Ltd (“the Applicant”) as its CDT Finance Manager. In August 2017 the Respondent suffered a brain stem bleed, which temporarily incapacitated
Article written by Avyakta Sing, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Kyle Venter, Associate at Schindlers Attorneys. 24 February 2022 Background The Gauteng Department of Education (“the Respondent”) was Mr. Nhleko’s (“the Applicant”) employer. He referred a dispute to the Education Labour Relations Council (the “ELRC”) when his employment was terminated, stating that he was
Article written by Avayakta Sing, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Jordan Dias, Associate at Schindlers Attorneys. BACKGROUND In her capacity as the mother and natural guardian of the minor child (herein after referred to as “B”), the Plaintiff instituted action against the Defendant (City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality). According to the Plaintiff, B was
Article written by Avyakta Sink, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Jordan Dias, Associate at Schindlers Attorneys 31 January 2022 BACKGROUND The Applicant in this case approached the Labour Court for default judgment following her dismissal for misconduct by the Respondent on 14 October 2014. The Applicant disputed the fairness of his dismissal and referred
Schindlers Attorneys Road Accident Fund v Mbele 2020
Article written by Avyakta Sing, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Lindokuhle Mashilo, Associate at Schindlers Attorneys 28 December 2021 BACKGROUND The deceased, Mr Simphiwe Robert Makutoana was an employee of Multipurpose Terminal situated at Cape Town Harbour. The deceased had the duties of a stevedore1. On the day that this tragic incident occurred, the
Schindlers Attorneys National School Nutrition Program Article
Article written by Avyakta Sing, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Jordan Dias, Associate at Schindlers Attorneys 28 December 2021 BACKGROUND Schools in South Africa were closed for three months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, the National School Nutrition Program (NSNP) came to a halt. This program provides daily meals to learners
Article written by Avyakta Sing, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Courtney Altmuner, Associate at Schindlers Attorneys 02 November 2021 Background Michael Raju Padayachee (“the Appellant”) was indicted in the Regional Court, Verulam, on various criminal charges, and was convicted of rape, attempted murder and two counts of assault with the intention to cause grievous
Article written by Avyakta Sing, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Gary Boruchowitz and , Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 28 August 2021 Introduction Discrimination against female athletes has been prevalent since the advent of women’s participation in modern Olympic Games in the early 1900s and since the 1960s female athletes, and more recently intersex athletes,