Article written by Megan Brook, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Kerry Theunissen, Senior Associate at Schindlers Attorneys Background facts The Appellants owned numerous farms which were utilised for the production of maize and sunflowers. In 2015, the Appellants concluded several agreements in terms of which they sold 14 (fourteen) portions of the farms to
Article written by Megan Brook, Candidate Attorney, checked by Simone Jansen van Rensburg, Associate and released by Kerry Theunissen, Senior Associate at Schindlers Attorneys Introduction‘Massing’ is a useful estate planning tool, especially for those who are married (regardless of their marital regime). There are, however, legal requirements which must be met in order for there
Article written by Megan Brook, Candidate Attorney, checked by Courtney Almuner, Associate at Schindlers Attorneys Background factsDuring or about 2014, Namasthethu Electrical (Pty) Ltd (“the Appellant”) was awarded a contract worth approximately R3,000,000.00 by the City of Cape Town (“the First Respondent”) (herein collectively referred to as “the parties”). The contract was entered into for
POPIA
Article was written by Megan Brook, Candidate Attorney and checked by Danmari Duguid. The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“The Act”) is a piece of data privacy legislation which affects any natural or juristic persons who process the personal information of another individual or company. The Act aims to protect the right
Article was written by Megan Brook, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Kerry Theunissen, Senior Associate at Schindler Attorneys. 12 July 2021 INTRODUCTION The Financial Intelligence Centre (the FIC), established in 2003 following the promulgation of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act No. 38 of 2001(the FIC Act), is South Africa’s national centre for the gathering,
Article was written by Megan Brook, Candidate Attorney, checked by Danmari Duguid, Associate at Schindlers Attorneys 31 May 2021 Introduction The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“The Act”) is a piece of data privacy legislation which affects any natural or juristic persons who process the personal information of another individual or company.
Written by Megan Brook, Candidate Attorney and checked by Jordan Dias, Associate and released by Sarah Thackwell 14 May 2021 BACKGROUND FACTS Background factsThe employer conducts a catering business that provides services to a number of customers, including Life St George’s Hospital. The employee was appointed as the employer’s project manager on-site at the said
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
Case summary written by Megan Brook and checked by Simone Jansen van Rensburg 22 February 2021 Background facts Hestelle De Bruyn (“First Respondent”) and Michelle Anthony (“Second Respondent”) were employed by Trendy Greenies (Pty) Ltd t/a Sorbet George (“Applicant”) in 2018. The First and Second Respondents received extensive training in cosmetic products in the course
Case summary written by Megan Brook and checked by Kerry Theunissen BACKGROUND AND SUMMARY: Linda Holden (the “Appellant”) was a counselling psychologist registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (the “HPCSA”). Assmang Limited (the “Respondent”) referred its employees to the Appellant. On 30 June 2008, the Appellant was reported to the HPCSA by