Case summary written by Danmari Duguid, Associate 05 September 2022 BACKGROUND Following the arrest of an employee and director of the Haze Club, the applicants (The Haze Club, Liddell and Van Houten) instituted application proceedings wherein they sought a declaratory order from the court that a “grow club” model is lawful and consistent with the
01 September 2022 BACKGROUND 1. We refer to the above matter. 2. This media release serves to address: 2.1. The recent judgement from the Western Cape High Court under case number 2101/2021, also known as the “Haze Club Judgement”; and 2.2. The effects of the judgement and any possible appeal. 3. Following the arrest of one if
Written by Danmari Duguid, Associate BACKGROUND (HIGH COURT) This appeal from the Gauteng Division of the High Court, Pretoria (“High Court”) to the Supreme Court of Appeal (“SCA”) follows after the Alliance of Natural Health Products (South Africa) (“the Alliance”) successfully challenged the Minister of Health’s General Regulations published on 25 August 2017 under GN

Do I need a Trademark?

Article written by Danmari Duguid, Associate at Schindlers SI INTRODUCTION The Trade Marks Act 94 of 1993 defines a trademark as a mark used or proposed to be used by a person, in relation to goods or services for the purpose of distinguishing the goods or services in relation to which the mark is used
Written by Danisha Naidu (Candidate Attorney) and checked by Danmari Duguid (Associate) Introduction Benjamin Franklin famously noted that there are only two guarantees in life – death and taxes. In this article, we deal with the former of these two guarantees by further delving into who is allowed to make the final decisions in relation


The General Valuation Rolls to the City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan General Valuation Roll shall be released for public inspection and comment on 24 February 2021. It will remain open for inspection and objection, if needed, until 18 June 2021.  It is the responsibility of every property owner to check the municipal property valuations and/or categorisation
Case no: JA78/18 In the matter between: ESKOM HOLDINGS SOC LTD – Appellant NATIONAL UNION OF MINEWORKERS – First Respondent MI MAPONYA AND 7 OTHERS – Second Respondents Held: 21 November 2019Delivered: 06 January 2020 Summary: Contractual claim – employer implementing ad hoc salaryadjustment but not at the amount stipulated in the memorandum – employee
Case summary written by Tayla Bruce and checked by Lauren Squier.                                           03 December 2020 Background: The Plaintiff and the First Defendant entered into and concluded a supply agreement, in terms of which the Plaintiff would supply to the First Defendant certain diesel petroleum products (“the Agreement”). In accordance with the terms of the Agreement, the
Case number: A277 / 2016               APPELLANT: DEON JOHANN PIENAAR and RESPONDENT: MERVIN BEAN Coram: The Hon Mr Justice Binns-Ward and The Hon Mr Justice Wille Heard: 16th of October 2020 Judgement: 21st of October 2020 (Delivered by email to the parties and release to SAFLII