Article written by Avyakta Sing, Candidate Attorney, checked by Nadia Steyn, released by Jordan Dias, Senior Associate at Schindlers Attorneys 14 December 2022 BACKGROUND This matter dealt with an encroachment and the right of a neighbour to remove the encroachment off his or her property. The Applicant and Respondent are neighbours in the sectional title
Article written by Katleho Selepe, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Dianne Reddy, Associate at Schindlers Attorneys 16 November 2022 INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND FACTS APPLICABLE LEGISLATION COMPLIANCE WITH THE PIE ACT AND CONSIDERATION OF THE MERITS 12.1. The served Notice of Motion did not have a date on which the eviction application hearing will be held,
The Notion of Public Procurement within the South African Regulatory Framework Article by Matilda Mahlaba, candidate Attorney, checked by Alisha Naik, Associate, and released by Maike Gohl, Partner 28 October 2022 INTRODUCTION This article is part of a 3-part series aimed to take the reader through the following topics: Public Procurement is described as the
Article by Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Partner and Maike Gohl, Partner 20 September 2022 Introduction The City of Johannesburg (“COJ”) approved a new Credit Control and Debt Collection Policy in August 2022. A copy can be accessed at This article reviews some of the key changes from the prior iterations of this key document. Because this

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Article by Savera Singh, checked by Celeste Frank, Associate and released by Jordan Dias, Associate at Schindlers Attorneys 26 September 2022 BACKGROUND The Appellant the Respondent were married to each other in community of property on 24 December 2005 and one minor child who was born of the marriage on 21 August 2006. The parties
Article by Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Partner and Maike Gohl, Partner Introduction At Schindlers we are inundated with queries from customers about various odds and ends relating to COJ (City of Johannesburg). Often we find that our customers fundamentally misunderstand the law pertaining to what the COJ is entitled to bill, and the extent of its obligation
Article by Chantelle Gladwin, Partner and Maike Gohl, Partner 22 June 2020 updated 14 September 2022 Introduction When auditing municipal accounts for Sectional Title Body Corporates, Schindlers often discovers that the account is still in the name of the developer. Legally, this is incorrect, and it can cause significant prejudice to all parties concerned. In
15 September 2022 Introduction The City of Johannesburg (“COJ”) released Supplementary Roll 5 (“Supp 5”) to the 2018 General Valuation Roll (“GV”) a few weeks ago. It closes for comment and objection on 7 October 2022. Confusion in the City Our offices are receiving calls from worried property owners as a result of a few
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