Jordaan v City of Tshwane

31 August 2017

Jordaan and Others v City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality and Others: Section 118(3) is constitutional - but buyers are not liable for seller's historical municipal debts.

Moosa v Harnaker

21 September 2017

An overdue decision: s2C(1) Wills Act: definition of a surviving spouse includes spouses in marriages concluded according to Muslim rites – Constitutional Court to confirm.


05 October 2017

Bondev: Conditions in title deeds for property to be re-transferred back to a developer in certain circumstances are personal, not real rights, capable of prescription.

Don't touch my ducting

12 October 2017

Jack Crook discusses a recent case about a dispute involving an HOA as to whether or not Telkom was obliged to share its ducting facilities for fibre with Vodacom.

Mokone v Tassos Properties

02 November 2017

Is a pre-emptive right in a written lease renewed automatically when it's extended, and if so does it need to comply with the formalities of the Alienation of Land Act?

Closing down the guesthouse

09 November 2017

Jack Crook discusses a recent case in which disgruntled neighbours approached the courts to have a neighbouring guesthouse closed down.

GhostConvey 2017 Survey

16 November 2017

It's back: this year's almost annual GhostConvey Survey delves into law firm marketing and is ready to be completed in a couple of minutes.

Cape/KWT Registrar's Circulars

23 November 2017

Registrar’s Circulars - CT 06/2017 and KWT 05/2017: change of areas of jurisdiction of the Registrars of Deeds from 4th of December.

Wierda Road

14 December 2017

Lease: National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act – lease agreement not invalid and unenforceable by ss (4)(1) and 14(1), read with s 4(4) and s 14(4)(a) of the Act.

Registrars' Conference Resolutions 2017

21 December 2017

At the annual registrars’ conference held recently, 26 matters which affect conveyancing and notarial practice were discussed and resolutions taken.
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