CONSEQUENCES OF COHABITATION

Tuesday, 14 April 2020 Whilst many young adults prefer the sanctity of exchanging vows and entering into a marriage, more and more couples opt for less traditional forms of commitment and choose …

Property Law – ISSUE 07 – 2020

Thursday, 16 April 2020 I AM ACTING FOR OUR FAMILY TRUST: WARNING BELLS  Rossiter NO v Nedbank Limited (AR94/19, 8244/2010) [2020] ZAKZPHC 7 (14 February 2020) What powers do you …

Property Law – ISSUE 08 – 2020

Thursday, 23 April 2020 ONE MESSY TRIO: SELLER’S SARS WOES; DOUBLE SALE; 1ST PURCHASER REFUSING TO VACATE Narainsamy and Others v Nel and Another (15281/2014) [2020] ZAKZPHC 5 (28 February …

Property law – ISSUE 09 – 2020

Thursday, 30 April 2020 WHAT’S IN A NAME AND IMPOSSIBILITY OF PERFORMANCE Wilma Petru Kooij v Middleground Trading 251 CC and Another (1249 /18) [2020] ZASCA 45 (23 April 2020)  …

Property Law – Issue 10 – 2020

OCCUPIER WITH IMPROVEMENT LIEN AND THE NEW PROPERTY OWNER Lakka v Beukes and Another (CA&R 60/2018) [2020] ZANCHC 11 (23 March 2020)  What happens if on transfer, the new owner …

THE LATERAL SUPPORT REQUIREMENT: A RECENT WIN

Your neighbour’s building activities, conducted in terms of approved plans, causes subsidence on your property and damage to your home. Is there a legal duty on landowners to provide lateral support in …