View of the back of Table Mountain

Wonderful panoramic view of the back of Table Mountain - not often seen! More »

Beautiful view of the sea from Hout Bay

Beautiful view of the sea from Hout Bay More »

View from Casa Labia near St James beach in Cape Town

Beautiful view of the sea from Casa Labia near St James beach in Cape Town More »

View of the Waterkloof Wine Estate valley in Somerset West

Wonderful panoramic view from the Waterkloof Wine Estate in the hills above Somerset West! They have just opened up an amazing new restaurant at the winery, with wonderful views!!! More »

Beautiful panoramic of Clifton Beach from the sea

Beautiful panoramic of Clifton Beach from the sea More »


Body Corporate vs Nightmare Neighbour: The Court to the Rescue

“His demeanour at this time was highly aggressive, flying his arms about and it was clear to me that he had to prevent himself from lashing out at me physically” (Trustee quoted

Domestic Violence: Report it!

“To afford the victims of domestic violence the maximum protection from domestic abuse that the law can provide” (Preamble to the Domestic Violence Act) A recent Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) decision

High Court Appeals – when the wrong tree barks back

A case analysis on where, when, how and to whom an appeal should be brought Introduction For many High Court litigants, a court order granting the relief requested will be a final

It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt

In a recent decision handed down by the Honorable Judge Kollapen in the Gauteng Division of the High Court of South Africa on 10 September 2015 (BJ Strydom v M W P

Insider trading – big brother is watching!

If you trade in a public company’s shares, bonds or other securities (on the JSE for example) be careful of our “market abuse” rules. They are wide enough that you could fall

Demolish or go to jail: Property developer in the doghouse

An extract from judgment in EThekwini Municipality v Bhardwaj (3135/2015) [2015] ZAKZDHC 80, which is available here: SAFLII “….. a lenient approach ….. would also lead to an open invitation to members

Redflag provisions in the South African Arbitration Act may hinder swift and efficient arbitrations

In recent years there has been increased reliance on use of arbitration to resolve commercial disputes. The hallmark of arbitration is that it enables the parties to a dispute to determine the

Love knows no borders – or does it?

As anyone who has planned a wedding will tell you, “location” is one of the more important factors to consider.  While it is tempting to look outside of South Africa’s borders for a setting

Enough is enough: The Supreme Court comes to the aid of the vulnerable women

On 2 October 2015, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) handed down judgment in favour of Ms Naidoo (the appellant in the matter), holding the Minister of Police (among others) vicariously liable

Eke v Parsons: On the Effect of Settlement Agreements made Orders of Court

On 29 September 2015 the Constitutional Court handed down judgment in the matter of Eke v Parsons 2015 ZACC 30, which was taken on appeal from the Eastern Cape Division of the