Latest Judgments in South Africa

Latest judgments – unreported judgments and reported judgments

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Balancing competing interests: Compensate not reinstate

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Double-barrelled approach: Appeal and review

Kingshaven Homeowners' Association v Botha In considering an appeal against the refusal of an adjudicator in an application in terms of the CSOS Act the High Court discussed the merits of appeal and review and recommended that a double-barrelled approach be adopted...

Appointing facilitator considered: CCMA and consultation

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Fiduciary duty breached: Wrongful conduct discussed

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Employee assistance program: Premature dismissal

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Assessing urgent applications: Compliance with rules?

Rokwil Civils (Pty) Ltd v Le Sueur NO High Court had regard to various factors and case law in assessing urgent applications and decided that applicant had failed to discharge the onus of proving that non-compliance with the rules was justified on the grounds of...

Holistic approach adopted: Balancing interests

A G v L G High Court adopted a holistic approach in exercising a discretion when considering the approach to the husband contributing to the costs but cautioned that an equality of arms must be 'balanced with maintaining an equitable exposure of both of the...

Irrevocable shareholder undertakings: Valid and enforceable?

Women in Capital Growth (Pty) Ltd v Scott SCA decided matter in chambers and without argument and considered irrevocable shareholder undertakings provided on behalf of a company and after finding that the issues were moot, pointed out that there was no reason why the...

Unpaid employment benefits: Default judgment rejected

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Appeal outcome disputed: Interpretation of contract

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