By Lisa Schmidt (Associate), Lauren Squier (Associate), and Marc Gevers (Candidate Attorney) Introduction This article briefly looks at some of the fundamental duties and roles of both Trustees and Managing Agents in respect of sectional title schemes. Important concepts In order to understand the general concepts of this article, it is necessary to establish the
Case summary written by Jarrod Van Der Heever and checked by Stefan Bezuidenhout. 17 December 2020 Background Xolani Khomo (“the Accused”) pleaded guilty to murder. The provisions of section 51(2) and Part 2 of Schedule 2 of the Criminal Procedure Act (“the Act”) were applicable to the charge in terms of which the Accused, being
By Stef de Gouveia and Saul Mayers Background Fujitsu Services Core (Pty) Ltd (the “Plaintiff”) purchased and imported a consignment of laptops and accessories and engaged the services of Schenker South Africa (Pty) Ltd (the “Defendant”) to assist it as its freight forwarding agent pursuant to the commercial agreement (the “Agreement”) concluded between the parties.
Case summary written by Courtney Altmuner and checked by Danmari Duguid 5 December 2020 Background This is an interlocutory application brought before the High Court of South Africa, KwaZulu Natal Division, Pietermaritzburg (“the Court”), in terms of Uniform Rule 35(3) of the Uniform Rules of Court, in which the Applicant sought a copy of one
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 was written by Jarrod Van Der Heever and checked by Kirsten Chetty. 03 December 2020 Background: Sanele Samuel Mngomezulu (“the Appellant”) was brought before the Sebokeng Regional Court, together with four others, on a charge of murder read with section 51(1) of the Criminal Law Amendment Act 105 of 1997 (“the CLAA”). The
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 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 Wade O’Connor and checked by Stefan Bezuidenhout. 30 November 2020 Background: In 2019, the Labour Court (the “LC”) was tasked with reviewing an arbitration award as the applicant, Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (“PRASA”), had averred that the Arbitrator had acted ultra vires. When section 198B of the Labour Relations
Written by Alisha Naik, Candidate Attorney and Jordan Dias, Associate 30 November 2020 Introduction: Despite the advent of our constitutional dispensation, domestic workers in South Africa remained exploited, undermined and devalued as a result of their lived experiences and the effects of intersecting forms of discrimination. This article will explore the judgment handed down by