Article written by Alisha Naik, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Maike Gohl, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 23 June 2021 INTRODUCTION Part 1 of this 2-part series explored the series of events and various legal judgments that effected the change for South Africa, thereby enabling it to become more accepting of the LGBTIQ+ community (“the

Unlawful Competition

What is Unlawful Competition? Article written by Precious Mmako, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Paul-Michael Keichel, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 09 September 2021 UNLAWFUL COMPETITION Introduction In terms of section 22 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (“the Constitution”), every citizen has the right to choose their trade, occupation, or
Article written by Ayanda Motlou, Candidate Attorney, checked by Paul-Michael Keichel, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys and relesed by Gary Boruchowitz, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys. 07 September 2021 What is a Common Law marriage? The technical definition of a common-law marriage is a long-term cohabitation between couples who are in a relationship that resembles a marriage
Article written by Blake Liam Hamilton, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Lisa Schmidt, Senior Associate at Schindlers Attorneys 06 September 2021 INTRODUCTION Clients often attend at an attorney’s office, seeking legal advice in respect to default judgments obtained against them, without their knowledge. In this regard it must be noted that judgments are frequently
Article written by Nombuyiselo Mvelase, Candidate Attorney, checked by Jordan Dias, Associate and released by Maike Gohl, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 06 September 2021 Introduction In an age where we are often required to share personal information such as our credit card numbers and identity numbers to make transactions online, it is important to remember
Article written by Lesai Seema and Alisha Naik, both Candidate Attorneys, checked by Justin Sloane, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 02 September 2021 INTRODUCTION Looking back on the criminality that stemmed from the civil unrest in South Africa, it is crucial that citizens of the Republic of South Africa familiarise themselves with the Criminal Justice System
Article written by Phuzile Rabula, Candidate Attorney, checked by Courtney Almuner, Associate at Schindlers Attorneys 01 September 2021 Background In casu, the employees were part of a group working in an area of a mine that was affected by a vertical fault. The vertical fault rendered the area unsafe and dangerous to work in. The
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
Article written by Stefano de Gouveia, Candidate Attorney, checked by Ashleigh Butler, Associate, and released by Keane Robertson, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys August 2021 Introduction A non-profit company is a company incorporated for public benefit without the objective or goal of making a profit. A non-profit company is a juristic person, recognised by South African
Article written by Jarrod Van Der Heever, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Gary Baruchowitz, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 30 August 2021 Background In the above matter, David Mashengwana (“the Applicant”) applied to the Limpopo High Court (“the Court”) for the voluntary surrender of his estate in terms of section 3(1) of the Insolvency Act