Article written by Chantelle Gladwin-Wood and Maike Gohl, both Partners at Schindlers Attorneys. 28 February 2022 INTRODUCTION Owners of sectional title units should be billed by their respective municipality for rates based on the rating category applicable to such units as set out in the municipality’s prevailing rates policy. In the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan
Article written by Avayakta Sing, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Jordan Dias, Associate at Schindlers Attorneys. BACKGROUND In her capacity as the mother and natural guardian of the minor child (herein after referred to as “B”), the Plaintiff instituted action against the Defendant (City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality). According to the Plaintiff, B was
Article written by Regan Turnbull, checked and released by Alisha Naik, Candidate Attorney at Schindlers Attorneys. BACKGROUND This case concerns the application and interpretation of s 18(a) of the Matrimonial Property Act 88 of 1984 (“The Act”). Prior to the solemnisation of her marriage to the Applicant, the Respondent was involved in a motor vehicle
Article written by Nombuyiselo Mvelase, Candidate Attorney, checked by Kyle Venter, Associate, and released by Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys. 21 February 2022 Introduction The Rental Housing Tribunal has been described as being “all bark and no bite” in the sense that it does not have the authority to compel parties to act in
Article written by Fatimah Ansary, checked by Wade O’Connor, Candidate Attorney, and released by Caitlin Wilde. Partner at Schindlers Attorneys. 18 February 2022 Background This matter relates to Union for Police Security and Corrections Organisation (the ‘‘applicant’’), a trade union which has members who are employees of South African Custodial Management (Pty) Limited (the ‘‘first
Article written by Regan Turnbull, checked and released by Jarrod van der Heever, Candidate Attorney at Schindlers Attorneys. Background facts The Appellant, Mr Barend Petrus Jones (“Mr Jones”), was the duly appointed agent of the executor of the estate of the late Wilhelm Petrus Meyer (“The Deceased”). The Respondent is Christina Pretorius NO in her
Article written by S’negugu Dlamini and Ayanda Motlou, Candidate Attorney’s, checked and released by Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys. 08 February 2022 Introduction This article is one in a series on expropriation, which looks at some of the fundamental legal issues pertaining to expropriation against the backdrop of the history of the process of
Article written by Lesai Seema, Candidate Attorney, checked by Jarrod van der Heever, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Lee Binneman and Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Partners at Schindlers Attorneys. 07 February 2022 Introduction In and during October 2021, the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (“OUTA”), a non-profit company and civil action organisation, challenged the constitutionality of the
Article written by Nombuyiselo Mvelase, Candidate Attorney, checked by Nicole Rens, Associate and released by Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Senior partner at Schindlers Attorneys 04 February 2022 Introduction Mirror Trading International (“MTI”) was a well-known crypto-asset investment scheme which rose to fame during COVID.[1] It was exposed by its employees in late 2020 as being a scam,
Article written by Elani Vogel, Candidate Attorney, checked by Dave Loxton, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 04 February 2022 Introduction Riaan Gerber (“appellant”) had referred three disputes to the court a quo (Labour Court) comprising of several claims, including a dispute in terms of section 187(1) of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (“LRA”) on