Site

Legality of occupation of property by homeless persons

Ngomane and Others v City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality and Another (SCA) (unreported case no 734/2017, 3-4-2019) (Maya P) (Dambuza, Van der Merwe, Schippers JJA and Nicholls AJA concurring) ‘Homelessness […]

Read more

Professional indemnity insurance

Centriq Insurance Limited v Oosthuizen and Another (SCA) (unreported case no 237/2018, 14-3-2019) (Cachalia JA) (Mbha, Mathopo JJA and Dlodlo and Rogers AJJA concurring) The Supreme Court of Appeal’s (SCA) […]

Read more

New legislation – June 2019

Legislation published from 29 March – 30 April 2019 Commencement of Acts Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act 1 of 2017, ss 2(a) and (c), 3(c), 17, 20, 21(b), 24, 39 […]

Read more

Employment law Update – Political party instigating workers to strike

In Calgan Lounge (Pty) Ltd v National Union of Furniture and Allied Workers Union of South Africa and Others [2019] 4 BLLR 393 (LC), representatives of a political party paid […]

Read more

Employment law Update – Interdicting a strike in terms of s 19 of the Labour Relations Amendment Act

Mahle Behr SA (Pty) Ltd v NUMSA and Others; Foskor (Pty) Ltd v NUMSA and Others (LC) (unreported case no D448/19, D439/19, 20-3-2019) (Gush J). The transitional provisions as per […]

Read more

Recent articles and research – June 2019

By Meryl Federl Accessing articles from publishers For LexisNexis articles contact: customercare@lexisnexis.co.za for the publication details. For individual journal articles pricing and orders from Juta contact Philippa van Aardt at pvanaardt@juta.co.za. For journal […]

Read more

Inaugural meeting of the LSSA’s House of Constituents

By Nomfundo Jele The control of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) vests in the House of Constituents (HoC). The HoC as the governance structure, determines the policies, strategy […]

Read more

Symptoms of a state in gradual collapse discussed at NADEL conference

By Mapula Sedutla and Kgomotso Ramotsho The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) held its policy conference and annual general meeting (AGM) from 14 to 16 March in Johannesburg. The […]

Read more

People and practices – May 2019

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Hogan Lovells in Johannesburg has three new appointments. Pratt Luyt & De Lange Attorneys in Polokwane has appointed Elaine Meyer as a partner. Kekana Hlatshwayo Radebe […]

Read more

Conveyancing examinations: A source of gatekeeping?

Conveyancing examinations were a hot topic of discussion at both the recently held Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) annual conferences. At issue […]

Read more