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22 February 2017
02 Dec 2016
Lawyers for Human Rights v Minister in the Presidency and Others (CCT120/16) [2016] ZACC 45
The following explanatory note is provided to assist the media in reporting this case and is not binding on the Constitutional Court or any member of the Court. On 1 December 2016, the...
25 Nov 2016
Masstores (Pty) Limited v Pick n Pay Retailers (Pty) Limited (CCT242/15) [2016] ZACC 42
Summary: delict — unlawful interference with contractual relations — wrongfulness — contractual exclusivity — lease agreement — interdict requirements — third party interference — category of...
11 Nov 2016
Department of Transport and Others v Tasima (Pty) Limited (CCT5/16) [2016] ZACC 39
Summary: unlawful administrative act — reactive challenge — organ of state — maladministration validity of government contract — contempt of court — rule of law — delay
17 Oct 2016
Corruption Watch, R2K launch court bid to have Seriti Commission’s findings set aside
Corruption Watch (CW) and Right2Know Campaign (R2K) on Monday launched an application in the High Court of South Africa, Gauteng division, to review and set aside the findings of the Arms...
CW and R2K: Corruption Watch and the Right2Know Campaign challenge Seriti Commission
Today Corruption Watch and the Right2Know Campaign have launched an application in the High Court of South Africa, Gauteng Division, Pretoria. The application asks the court to review and set aside...
22 Jul 2016
Protecting unregistered intellectual property contractually
What is the benefit in unregistered intellectual property? The value in unregistered intellectual property, such as confidential information and trade secrets, is in keeping such information...
22 Feb 2016
Eskom: Historical sentencing of cable theft syndicate leader and four others
The power system was stable today, enabling Eskom to meet the country’s electricity demands while performing the requisite maintenance on its power generating plants. Today cable theft syndicate...
26 Nov 2015
DEA: Minister Molewa studying rhino horn moratorium judgement
The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa, has noted the judgment handed down in the High Court of South Africa, Gauteng Division, Pretoria, setting aside the moratorium on the...
23 Sep 2015
CC: Competition Commission raids offices of three recruitment advertising agencies in Gauteng
Today, 23 September 2015, the Commission is conducting a search and seizure (dawn raid) operation at the premises of Human Communications (Pty) Ltd, Kone Staffing Solutions (Pty) Ltd and JobVest...
01 Sep 2015
KZN: Premier Senzo Mchunu conveys condolences to family of Justice Thembile Skweyiya
The Premier of the Province of KwaZulu-Natal, Mr Senzo Mchunu has on behalf of the Provincial Government has expressed sadness on the passing of Judge Thembile Skweyiya. The Premier wishes to...
28 Apr 2015
DEA: Minister Edna Molewa welcomes SASOL decision to withdraw litigation against the government
The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa, welcomes the decision by Sasol to withdraw legal action against herself and the National Air Quality Officer in the High Court of South...
05 Mar 2015
Woman sues her previous attorneys for allowing her claim against the RAF to prescribe
Adams & Adams
Machel Snyman, a mother of three from Hartbeespoort, is set to receive a substantial sum in damages from her previous attorneys, SW Botha and WJ Coetzer, who negligently and wrongfully allowed for...
26 Jan 2015
Constitutional Court clarifies the appeals process for competition cases
A Constitutional Court decision last week, to settle a dispute between two political parties, has helped clarify the position regarding the appeals process for cases from the Competition Appeal...
03 Nov 2014
SA: Minister Nathi Mthethwa on Louis Trichardt name change
The Gauteng Division of the High Court of South Africa in Pretoria has set aside the name change of Louis Trichardt to Makhado. As a result, the matter will be referred back to the Makhado...
23 Jun 2014
Settling labour disputes now a slightly simpler process
Bowman Gilfillan
The sometimes tortuous legal route followed in disputes between employers and the people they hire has become slightly shorter. Talita Laubscher, Partner at pan-African corporate law firm, Bowman...

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