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Clyde & Co
The incident that saw two fans crushed to death at South African Breweries' flagship Carling Black Label Cup on 30 July 2016 is a tragic case of déjà vu for those that recall the infamous Ellis Park...
Clyde & Co
On 11 April 2001, spectators poured into the iconic Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg for the world famous Soweto derby football match between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates.
Clyde & Co
On 6 July 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") issued a judgment which waters down the rule that without prejudice communication between lawyers, aimed at settling a litigious dispute....
Clyde & Co
Having international-standard arbitration legislation is a fundamental step towards encouraging international arbitration between commercial parties in South Africa.
ENSafrica
The without prejudice rule has long been part of South African law. This rule provides that statements, including admissions of liability, made in an attempt to settle litigation between parties.
ENSafrica
The trial of murder-accused Henri van Breda has attracted widespread media attention in recent months.
ENSafrica
The South African Constitutional Court has found that cabinet ministers can now be held personally liable for the costs of legal proceedings to which they are a party.
ENSafrica
The notion of contractual freedom has long been recognised in the entrenchment of the principle that agreements should be honoured.
ENSafrica
Once legal proceedings relating to a debt have started, does the subsequent substitution of one of the parties affect the prescription period for the debt?
KISCH IP
Of recent, KISCH IP has tasted tremendous success in the Supreme Court of Appeal.
KISCH IP
When a person or business creates a new technical concept (or innovation) that is implemented, the world generally benefits from such innovation.
Clyde & Co
The International Arbitration Bill (the Bill), which was gazetted on 28 April 2016, will shortly be introduced into Parliament.
Dentons
In August 2015, the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (AFSA) announced the establishment of the China-Africa Joint International Arbitration Centre (CAJAC)...
ENSafrica
Witnesses giving evidence before the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration ("CCMA") should take care when making statements that may expose them to defamation claims.
Thipa Denenga
The duty on litigants to ensure proper service, particularly in the case of urgent applications cannot be gainsaid.
Thipa Denenga
When a party institutes legal action against another party, the plaintiff is entitled to claim interest over and above the capital amount.
ENSafrica
Acceleration clauses are commonly found in loan agreements that require debtors to make repayment in instalments.
ENSafrica
Legal professional privilege applies to communications between a client and legal advisor, where the legal advisor is acting in a professional capacity and is consulted in confidence for the purpose of the client obtaining legal advice.
Clyde & Co
Our Courts have missed another opportunity to definitively deal with the contentious question of whether a substantive legitimate expectation is competent in South African law.
Clyde & Co
The High Court in Johannesburg has today certified a class action brought by mineworkers against gold mining companies in SA.
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Thipa Denenga
When a party institutes legal action against another party, the plaintiff is entitled to claim interest over and above the capital amount.
Clyde & Co
On 6 July 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") issued a judgment which waters down the rule that without prejudice communication between lawyers, aimed at settling a litigious dispute....
Clyde & Co
On 11 April 2001, spectators poured into the iconic Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg for the world famous Soweto derby football match between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates.
ENSafrica
The without prejudice rule has long been part of South African law. This rule provides that statements, including admissions of liability, made in an attempt to settle litigation between parties.
ENSafrica
The trial of murder-accused Henri van Breda has attracted widespread media attention in recent months.
Thipa Denenga
The duty on litigants to ensure proper service, particularly in the case of urgent applications cannot be gainsaid.
Clyde & Co
Having international-standard arbitration legislation is a fundamental step towards encouraging international arbitration between commercial parties in South Africa.
Clyde & Co
Our Courts have missed another opportunity to definitively deal with the contentious question of whether a substantive legitimate expectation is competent in South African law.
ENSafrica
Acceleration clauses are commonly found in loan agreements that require debtors to make repayment in instalments.
ENSafrica
Once legal proceedings relating to a debt have started, does the subsequent substitution of one of the parties affect the prescription period for the debt?
Dentons
In August 2015, the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (AFSA) announced the establishment of the China-Africa Joint International Arbitration Centre (CAJAC)...
Clyde & Co
The International Arbitration Bill (the Bill), which was gazetted on 28 April 2016, will shortly be introduced into Parliament.
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