Article written by Savera Singh and checked and released by Jayna Hira, Associate INTRODUCTION In the case of Stransham-Ford v Minister of Justice and Correctional Services and Others, the contentious topic of euthanasia was discussed at length and assessed on the individual merits of the case. Mr Robert James Stransham-Ford (“the Applicant”), was a highly
By Craig Green (Partner) and Maike Gohl (Partner) 2 June 2022 INTRODUCTION This article seeks to examine, in terms of the City’s own tariff schedules, as published on its website, what the City may legally bill its consumers for refuse charges, with a specific emphasis on refuse charges for business properties, and what a consumer
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
Article written by Khethiwe Mabhena, Candidate Attorney, checked by Elani Vogel Candidate Attorney, and released by Caitlin Wilde Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 31 January 2022 Judgment Delivered on 25 January 2021 The background This judgment concerned an application before the Constitutional Court (the “Court”) to set aside an order of the High Court dismissing Headman
Article written by Avyakta Sink, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Jordan Dias, Associate at Schindlers Attorneys 31 January 2022 BACKGROUND The Applicant in this case approached the Labour Court for default judgment following her dismissal for misconduct by the Respondent on 14 October 2014. The Applicant disputed the fairness of his dismissal and referred
THE ACT The Property Practitioners Act is new legislation which will have an impact on all estate agents. The Act was signed  by the President and published in the Government Gazette on 3 October 2019. Proclamation 47 of 2022 published in the Government Gazette on 14 January 2022 determined that 1 February 2022 is the
Article written by Fatimah Ansary, checked by Elani Vogel, Candidate Attorney and released by Caitlin Wilde, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys 27 January 2022 Background Mr Nesu Maroveke (“applicant”) was employed by Fermel (Pty) Limited (“third respondent”) as an artisan and mine technician. On 25 June 2009, the applicant was driving a company vehicle underground through
Requirements for a valid ANC
Requirements for a valid ANC Article written by Eileen Dexter, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Kirsten Chetty, Associate and Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Senior Partner at Schindlers Attorneys. 12 January 2022 Different marriage regimes applicable in South African lawThere are three types of Matrimonial Property Regimes to choose from in South Africa: Marriage in community of
Article written by Ayanda Motlou, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Senior Partner at Schindlers Attorneys. Introduction We live in a digital age where almost all of our everyday activities are exercised through our devices. Technology has moved the needle forward in how we interact and go about our lives by widening the