Category: Joinder of parties

High court proceedings: Pleadings joinder costs

Hlophe JP v Freedom Under Law    In considering the nature and effect of proceedings in the high court a full bench confirmed that in none of the cited judgments is an affidavit equated to a pleading. “The common thread...

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Preliminary jurisdictional issues: Claims prescribed?

B v Defence and Military Veterans Labour court decided preliminary jurisdictional issues and confirmed that if the respondents had raised the provisions of the Institution of Legal Proceedings Act the applicant could then have...

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Amending review notice: Condonation and non-joinder

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Rule 11 application: Mootness and ripeness

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Lifting corporate veil: Absence of gross abuse

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Trade union usurpers: Non-joinder and urgency?

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Disciplinary process outlined: Three-stage inquiry explained

SA Legal Practice Council v REC Full bench of the high court outlined the sui generis nature of the disciplinary process and stressed that when considering whether an attorney ought to be removed from the roll or suspended from...

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Political party penalised: Costs re unprotected strike

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Jurisdictional ruling overturned: Referral remitted to BC

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Piercing corporate veil: Transfer of business?

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Juristic personality examined: Need to cite trustees?

Tusk Construction Support Services (Pty) Ltd v Independent Development Trust Juristic personality examined in some detail and SCA upheld the appeal and criticised the judge in the high court for not providing a proper reasoned...

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Practice Manual examined: Contempt of court

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