Article written by Denis Pokani Mitole, Candidate Attorney, checked by Associate and released by Paul-Michael Keichel, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 27 October 2021 INTRODUCTION South Africa (“SA”) is undoubtedly one of the best economies on the African continent, but, compared to the rest of the world, certain challenges may seem to exceed the benefits of

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Article written by Denis Pokani Mitole, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Charlotte Clarke, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 20 October 2021 Introduction South Africa recently clocked 500 days under lockdown from the ever-present threat of the Coronavirus (“Covid 19”). The country will soon come out of lockdown, and most restrictions will be removed. While the
Article written by Denis Pokani Mitole, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Charlotte Clark, Senior Associate at Schindlers Attorneys 20 September 2021 THE FUTUREThe future is now. From hotel stays that can be paid for in bitcoins in Kensington, east of Johannesburg, to a bitcoin ATM in a Melrose Arch mall. The property industry has
Article written by Denis Pokani Mitole, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Charlotte Clark, Senior Associate at Schindlers Attorneys 25 September 2021 Judgment Delivered on 16 Sept 2021 The backgroundThe judgment concerned two separate applications before the High Court of South Africa sitting in Free State (the “Court”). Two matters were heard simultaneously, challenging the
Article written by Denis Pokani Mitole, Candidate Attorney, checked by Jayna Hira, Associate and released by Paul-Michael Keichel, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 26 August 2021 BackgroundThe theatrical, electrifying performances of lawyers in popular American television series, battling it out in a quest to appeal to the emotions of a jury and to swing the verdict
Case summary was written by Denis Pokani Mitole and checked by Ayanda D Katjitae. 23 April 2021 Background Shepherd Bushiri Investments (“the Applicant”) brought an urgent application to stay the writ of execution interdicting JM Bush Investment Group (Proprietary) Limited (“the Respondent”) from proceeding with the execution of the judgment against the Applicant in the
Case summary written by Denis Pokani Mitole and checked by Ayanda D Katjitae. 15March 2021 BACKGROUND The Applicant, Vuyisile Zamindlela Nondabula (“the Applicant”) brought an application interdicting the First Respondent, the Commissioner of South African Revenue Service (“the First Respondent”) from invoking section 179 of the Tax Administration Act No. 28 of 2011 (‘the Act”)
By Denis Pokani Mitole, Candidate Attorney and Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Partner 3 March 2021 INTRODUCTION This short essay discusses what window dressing in Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) is and what the consequences are. It also looks at how window dressing applies to the legal profession. To order the essay, the author discusses BEE history (origins), its