Category: Cause: general

Reviewing senior appointment: Preferred job requirements?

George Municipality v Van Staden The George municipality sought the reviewing and setting aside of the appointment of a senior manager in March 2017 because of a directive from the public protector but the high court declined to...

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Reviewing ombud decision: No discretion exercised

Ombud for Financial Services Providers v CS Brokers CC Reviewing ombud decision but SCA decided that it was difficult to discern which factors weighed and occupied the Ombud’s mind when the decision was given and the SCA...

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Upholding maximum compensation: Unprotected strike action

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Contempt order overturned: Lucky escape for attorneys

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Failing to prove damages: Absolution from instance

Tradevest 041 (Pty) Ltd t/a Tradevest Logistics v Banzi Trade 40 CC Failing to prove damages meant that the high court found that the evidence was simply not of a satisfactory or persuasive standard and decided that the regional...

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Advocate fees liability: Attorney must pay fees

Solomon SC v Junkeeparsad Regarding liability for advocates fees the high court confirmed that the attorney may legally be sued personally and a judgment can legally be entered against him because he instructed counsel as...

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Interdicting unlawful conduct: Participation by workers

Csaawu v Oak Valley Estates (Pty Ltd Interdicting unlawful conduct by workers being persons ‘doing work for’ the employer but ‘not working for’ the employer and as such not ’employees’ in the...

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Criminal civil contempt: Unsuspended committal & costs

State Capture Judicial Commission v Zuma Criminal civil contempt proceedings and by a majority the constitutional court found that the Commission had not followed an improper or unconstitutional process and declared in para...

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Arbitration costs disputed: Absence of agreement

Bike Mob (Pty) Ltd v Arbitrator [Capitalgro (Pty) Ltd] Arbitration costs disputed and various interlocutory skirmishes fizzled out at the start of the hearing and both counsel agreed that the high court was only required to...

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Appealing adjudicator order: Management rules interpreted

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Lifting corporate veil: Absence of gross abuse

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Shall means may: Contextual construction necessary

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