Article written by Savera Singh and checked and released by Jayna Hira, Associate INTRODUCTION In the case of Stransham-Ford v Minister of Justice and Correctional Services and Others, the contentious topic of euthanasia was discussed at length and assessed on the individual merits of the case. Mr Robert James Stransham-Ford (“the Applicant”), was a highly
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
Article written by Danisha Naidu, Associate Attorney, checked by Jayna Hira, Associate, and released by Charlotte Clark, Senior Associate at Schindlers Attorneys 12 October 2021 Background The Applicant married the Deceased in terms of customary law (m. 1972). Whereas the Third Respondent was married to the Deceased in terms of both customary law (m. 1981)
Article written by Wade Jacobs, Candidate Attorney, checked by Jayna Hira, Associate and released by Charlotte Clarke, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 27 August 2021 BackgroundThis case deals with the issue of whether a Defendant may raise an exception to a Plaintiff’s amended particulars of claim, specifically where the Defendant has not objected to the Plaintiff’s
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
Article written by Danisha Naidu, Candidate Attorney, checked by Jayna Hira, Associate and released by Charlotte Clarke, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys. 18 August 2021 Background and Facts In this matter, the close relatives of the Deceased brought forth an application in which they sought an order directing the Master of the High Court, Cape Town
Article was written by Snazo Tuswa, Candidate Attorney, checked by Jayna Hira, Candidate Attorney and released by Charlotte Clarke, Senior Associate at Schindlers Attorneys. 10 August 2021 Background Mr Moonisami (“the First Respondent”) launched a liquidation application to liquidate Blendrite (“the First Appellant”), which had two directors, namely, the First Respondent and Mr Palani (“the
Article was written by Danisha Naidu, Candidate Attorney, checked by Jayna Hira, Associate, and released by Charlotte Clark, the Senior Associate at Schindlers Attorneys. 08 July 2021 Background and Facts During or about September 2018 and in the court a quo, Crimson Clover Trading 17 (Pty) Ltd t/a Island Hotel (the “Respondent”) launched an application
Understanding the basics of donations tax and how it works. Article written by Danisha Naidu, Candidate Attorney, checked Jayna Hira, Associate and released by David Hepburn, Partner at Schindler Attorneys 27 May 2021 Introduction This article aims to investigate the concept and principle of donations tax and how it works. What is it?The Income Tax
Will and testament
Written by Megan Brook, Candidate Attorney and checked by Jayna Hira, Associate Introduction Drafting a valid Will is vital in ensuring that one’s assets are distributed according to their wishes upon their death. In this regard, there are many legal formalities under South African law that one must consider when drafting their Will. These may