Category: Cause: contractual breach

Unlawful contractual repudiation: Indefinite term binding

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Project based work: No absolute right to work

Farinha v Boogertman and Partners In context of project based work and bumping at senior management and professional management level the labour court mentioned  that the applicant may well have been similarly qualified and...

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Restraints unintended consequences: Enforceable and lawful?

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First refusal right: Part of larger package

Plattekloof RMS Boerdery (Pty) Ltd v Dahlia Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd The high court decided that, assuming that the applicant was not in breach at the time of any of its obligations under the lease, the right of first...

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Resigning immediately analysed: Evading discipline?

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Concurrent jurisdiction considered: Unlawful employment termination?

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Summary dismissal void: SABC materially breached contract

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Medical benefits capped: legitimate commercial rationale

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Business interruption insurance: Losses indemnified

Grassy Knoll Trading 78 CC v Guardrisk Insurance Co Ltd High Court decided that the interpretation of the insurance policy adopted in Ma-Afrika Hotels is consistent with the decision in Café Chameleon and the findings in FCA in...

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Irrevocable power of attorney: Securing a debt

Smit v Origize 166 Strand Real Estate (Pty) Ltd SCA considered our law stretching back more than 125 years to the point where it was developed and established the principle that a power of attorney given as security for a debt...

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Applying employment law: Two schools of thought

Watching the Senate debates in the USA concerning the appointment of a member of the highest court to replace the recently deceased associate judge it became noticeably clear that there are two distinct schools of thought...

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Interrupting power supply: Attempt to bypass municipality?

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