31 August 2017Jordaan 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.
21 September 2017An 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 2017Bondev: 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.
12 October 2017Jack 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.
02 November 2017Is 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?
09 November 2017Jack Crook discusses a recent case in which disgruntled neighbours approached the courts to have a neighbouring guesthouse closed down.
16 November 2017It'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.
23 November 2017Registrar’s Circulars - CT 06/2017 and KWT 05/2017: change of areas of jurisdiction of the Registrars of Deeds from 4th of December.
14 December 2017Lease: 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.
21 December 2017At the annual registrars’ conference held recently, 26 matters which affect conveyancing and notarial practice were discussed and resolutions taken.