Category: Delict

Linking unlawful strikers: Necessary to obtain interdict

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Oppressive company conduct: Unfair shareholder prejudice

Valencia Holdings 13 (Pty) Ltd v Armitage NO Oppressive company conduct considered on appeal by full bench and decided that the “conduct complained of by the respondent in relation to the appellants are not the type of...

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Lawful employment termination: compliance with contract

Moyo v Old Mutual Ltd Lawful employment termination confirmed by high court after considering and rejecting all the alleged breaches and decided that the abandonment of the main claim for re-instatement did not do away with the...

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Construing exemption clauses: Delict or contract

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Unprotected personal information: Expression and privacy

Smuts v Botha The issue concerned unprotected personal information and SCA allowed the appeal and decided that personal information was in the public domain before the posts were published and ownership of the farm was a matter...

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Breaching restraint confidentiality: Anton Piller

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Pure economic loss: Legal Practice Council liability?

Legal Practice Council v Louw In considering a claim for pure economic loss the high court decided that on the issue of wrongfulness there were no public or legal policy considerations that dictated that the Legal Practice...

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Subsidiarity principle considered: Interests of justice

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Experts joint minutes: Agreeing facts and opinions

HAL obo MML v MEC for Health, Free State SCA confirmed the position regarding joint minutes of experts “In accordance with Bee, if they agree on issues of fact and the appropriate approach to technical analysis, the...

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Claiming defamatory process: Proper factual basis

Joseph v City of Cape Town In upholding various exceptions to the pleaded case claiming a defamatory disciplinary process the high court decided that the pleading falls signally short of compliance with Uniform Rule 18(10),...

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Eviction just and equitable: Relationship breached

Nimble Investments (Pty) Ltd v JM In considering whether an eviction order would be just and equitable and by a majority decision the SCA confirmed there were two issues. “The first is whether an order for the eviction of...

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Disobeying court order: Protected strikers and contempt

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