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Dykes Van Heerden Inc
In the case of Terry and Another v Solfafa and Others (2263/2019) [2019] ZAFSHC 143 (29 August 2019) the applicants requested that the court order that a property they purchased be transferred into their name.
Clyde & Co
This case addresses whether employers can be held liable vicariously for harm caused by their employees even when they are engaged on endeavours of their own and not discharging their duties.
Herbert Smith Freehills
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of South Africa, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Herbert Smith Freehills
Mr Steyn was awarded over US$36.3 million in compensation for expropriation of his property.
ENSafrica
The merits of the plaintiff's right to possession and the defendant's entitlement to reclaim possession are immaterial. Even a thief's possession will be protected if it was peaceful and undisturbed.
Adams & Adams
In South Africa, generally, prescription is regulated by the Prescription Act 68 of 1969 and in delictual, contractual (or any other liability), the
ENSafrica
Just a few months ago, South African advocates, attorneys and candidate attorneys alike were celebrating the ruling of an arbitrator attached
ENSafrica
In a judgment delivered on 31 May 2019, a bench of three Designated Judges of the Supreme Court constituted under section 42 of the Mauritian International Arbitration Act,
Clyde & Co
In the recent decision of Ratlou v MAN Financial Services SA (Pty) Ltd [2019] ZASCA 49, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") had to adopt a purposive approach to the interpretation of the term
ENSafrica
Every so often, a judgment is passed that upsets settled ways of doing business.
ENSafrica
The employee discipline process generally starts with an employee being given notice to attend a disciplinary enquiry.
Adams & Adams
A number of publications have reported recently on the horrific story of Sandra Skinner – the Pretoria mom of three – who is claiming compensation for more than R1.8million from a doctor after her breast reduction surgeries went horribly wrong.
ENSafrica
The MIAC will be supported by an advisory body which will be chaired by Professor Emmanuel Gaillard.
Dentons
The new Article 30 of the OHADA Uniform Act on Arbitration sets out two main principles:
Clyde & Co
Given the costs and uncertainties in the prosecution of disputes, and in particular large scale and complex international, commercial and construction disputes which are often ongoing for extended periods of time.
Clyde & Co
A long awaited and an important development in the context of arbitrations in Africa is the adoption by South Africa, in December 2017, of The International Arbitration Act.
Clyde & Co
On 1 December 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") upheld an appeal against the decision of the court a quo of Donen AJ in the Western Cape Division ...
Clyde & Co
On 24 November 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") ruled in favour of granting a loss of support claim to an aunt of the deceased.
ENSafrica
Many readers will know that UGG is a sheepskin boot originating from Australia.
Inventa International
While countries in other continents are struggling to maintain a growth rate close to 0%, African countries continue to grow.
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Herbert Smith Freehills
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of South Africa, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Herbert Smith Freehills
Mr Steyn was awarded over US$36.3 million in compensation for expropriation of his property.
Clyde & Co
On 1 December 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") upheld an appeal against the decision of the court a quo of Donen AJ in the Western Cape Division ...
Adams & Adams
In South Africa, generally, prescription is regulated by the Prescription Act 68 of 1969 and in delictual, contractual (or any other liability), the
ENSafrica
Just a few months ago, South African advocates, attorneys and candidate attorneys alike were celebrating the ruling of an arbitrator attached
ENSafrica
The merits of the plaintiff's right to possession and the defendant's entitlement to reclaim possession are immaterial. Even a thief's possession will be protected if it was peaceful and undisturbed.
ENSafrica
The employee discipline process generally starts with an employee being given notice to attend a disciplinary enquiry.
Clyde & Co
Given the costs and uncertainties in the prosecution of disputes, and in particular large scale and complex international, commercial and construction disputes which are often ongoing for extended periods of time.
Clyde & Co
In the recent decision of Ratlou v MAN Financial Services SA (Pty) Ltd [2019] ZASCA 49, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") had to adopt a purposive approach to the interpretation of the term
ENSafrica
In a judgment delivered on 31 May 2019, a bench of three Designated Judges of the Supreme Court constituted under section 42 of the Mauritian International Arbitration Act,
Adams & Adams
A number of publications have reported recently on the horrific story of Sandra Skinner – the Pretoria mom of three – who is claiming compensation for more than R1.8million from a doctor after her breast reduction surgeries went horribly wrong.
Clyde & Co
A long awaited and an important development in the context of arbitrations in Africa is the adoption by South Africa, in December 2017, of The International Arbitration Act.
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