013 7533187 / 060 497 2512

Eviction Seminars in September 2014

Eviction law has developed significantly during the past year and various judgments, especially on Pie and Esta have impacted on practice and procedure. The Consumer Protection Act has also brought a new dimension to evictions and rental claims. The Act makes provision for various categories of agreements that may to a variable degree be subject to the Act...
Read More

Landdroshof siviele praktyk : Paarl seminaar

‘n Afrikaanse seminaar oor Landdroshof siviele praktyk word op 14 Maart 2014 in Paarl aangebied. Die seminaar handel met die toepassing van die nuwe reëls, probleemareas en toepaslike nuwe regspraak. Verskeie aspekte waaroor tot nou toe onduidelikheid bestaan het, word aangespreek. Die seminaar word ook in Engels aangebied. Die datums en lokale is soos volg...
Read More

Evictions : playing roulette in court

Practitioners are increasingly perturbed about the intolarable inconsistency in evictions. They cannot advise clients and are literally confronted with a roulette table when going to court :  matters are generally determined on equity and the values of the particular judge, rather than the law. Courts frequently insist that municipalities provide alternative accommodation “at all costs”. One...
Read More

Magistrate’s Court Seminars

Seminars on civil procedure in the Magistrate’s Court with special reference to the latest rule amendments, will be held country-wide soon. The dates for Paarl and Cape Town are below. Dates and venues for other centres will be announced soon. Cape Town 13 March 2014 (English) Belmont Square, Rondebosch, Cape Town Paarl 14 Maart 2014...
Read More

Inconsistency of eviction orders

Inconsistency of eviction orders   Do the courts always adequately consider if their eviction orders are  executable? Why is there a growing inconsistency between judgments in eviction matters? At the core of the controversy is the discretion a court has when applying the “just and equitability” requirement in terms of sections 4(7) and (8) of Pie...
Read More

Evictions in South Africa

Evictions in South Africa An attorney confronted with an instruction to commence eviction proceedings is faced with a daunting task. It is essential to establish at the outset what mode of eviction is relevant. Evictions in South Africa are regulated by either the common law or one of various statutes, depending on the type of...
Read More