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,
Article was written by Avyakta Sing, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Senior Partner at Schindlers Attorneys. 30 July 2021 INTRODUCTION Individuals who test positive for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (“HIV“) and/or the Acquired Immunodeficiency Virus (“AIDS“) may be victims of discrimination because of the social “taboo” associated with the virus. This article
By Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Partner, Lauren Squier, Associate, and Katleho Selepe, Candidate Attorney Introduction Property valuation rolls are quite complicated. Below is a brief explanation of how valuations and valuation rolls work. Johannesburg’s 2018 Supplementary 3 Valuation Roll Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality’s (“the Municipality”) 2018 Supplementary 3 Valuation Roll (“Supplementary 3 Roll”) is open for inspection.  It

COJ’s Recycling Levy

Written by Avyakta Sing, Candidate attorney and Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Partner 31 May 2021 Introduction The City of Johannesburg recently commenced with an initiative that compels certain citizens to pay a monthly amount of fifty rand to recycle waste materials.[1] This article considers the rationale behind, and legality of, such a charge. How will the recycling
Case summary written by Avyakta Sing and checked by Kirsten Chetty Background Mr Jacobson (“the Applicant”) is a medical doctor who was an employee of the Respondent, VITALAB medical practice. The Applicant was a founding director and shareholder of the Respondent as well as a director and shareholder of the property company, Strawberry Bush (Pty)
By Chantelle Gladwin- Wood, Partner, Maike Gohl, Partner and Avyakta Sing, Candidate Attorney 17 March 2021 INTRODUCTION The supply of electricity by Eskom to commercial and domestic areas across South Africa has always been a challenging task. Load shedding has become a huge issue in our country. However, to reduce the amount of load shedding