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Article written by Celeste Frank, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Jordan Dias, Associate at Schindlers Attorneys 13 December 2021 BACKGROUND Mr. Pillay, the Applicant sought the final sequestration of the Respondents’ joint estate Being Mr Imani, the First Respondent, who was married in community of property to Mrs. Imani, the Second Respondent. The First
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Article written by Celeste Frank, Candidate Attorney, checked by Jordan Dias, Associate, and released by Charlotte Clarke, Senior Associate at Schindlers Attorneys (Solicitor of England and Wales) 23 November 2021 BACKGROUND The Applicant is the ex-husband of the First Respondent, and the Second and Third Respondents are children born of the marriage between the Applicant
Article written by Celeste Frank, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Jordan Dias, Associate at Schindlers Attorneys. 28 September 2021 BACKGROUND On 15 March 2015, Sasol South Africa (Pty) Ltd as an employer (“the Appellant”) and Murray & Roberts Limited as a contractor (“the Respondent”), concluded a construction contract in terms of which the Respondent
Written by Celeste Frank, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Nicola Nieuwoudt, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 23 August 2021 INTRODUCTION Over the years, the law around customary marriages in South Africa has continued to evolve on a case-by-case basis, which has led to inconsistencies regarding the recognition of customary marriages. This is primarily due to
Written by Celeste Frank, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Nicola Nieuwoudt, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 23 August 2021 INTRODUCTION Prior to the recent judgment handed down by the Supreme Court of Appeal (“SCA”) on 18 December 2020, our Constitution did not recognise nor regulate Muslim marriages as valid marriages because they were viewed as
Case summary written by Celeste Frank and checked by Jordan Dias. 23 April 2021 Background The First Applicant and the Deceased were married in a civil marriage in and during October 1998. One child was born of the marriage in January 2000, who is the Second Applicant in this matter. In July 2020, the Deceased
Case summary written by Celeste Frank and checked by Jordan Dias. 12 March 2021 BACKGROUND This appeal is against the judgment and order of the Labour Court handed down on 16 February 2018, in terms of which the review application brought by the Appellant, Cashbuild (Pty) Ltd (“Cashbuild”), was dismissed with costs. The Third Respondent,
Case summary written by Celeste Frank and checked by Jordan Dias. 03 February 2021 Background The Respondent, Apple Inc. (“Apple”), applied to register its IWATCH trademark. The Appellant, Swatch AG (“Swatch”), opposed these applications contending that the IWATCH and SWATCH marks were confusingly similar and that the IWATCH mark was likely to deceive or cause
Case summary was written by Celeste Frank and checked by Jordan Dias. 02 December 2020 Background: The Respondent was employed by the First Applicant for nine years as a salesman. His employment was terminated due to a breach of a restraint of trade obligation, which was applicable during his employment. It was common cause that
Case summary written by Celeste Frank and checked by Jeannique Booysen. 04 November 2020 BACKGROUND On 29 April 2020, the accused, namely Sergio Baron stole 8 (eight) chocolates to the value of R71,92 from Shoprite in Ceres. After his rights to legal representation were explained to him, he elected to conduct his own defence and