May 18, 2018

Understanding the Intricacies of Project Financing

Introduction: Project Financing is a form of non-traditional lending whereby funds are provided for the development and/or exploitation of a particular asset-based project or natural resource […]
April 19, 2018

Alterations to Townhouses and Duplexes

Introduction Property lawyers often use the phrase: ‘bind successors in title’. Simply put, this phrase connotes the idea that certain positive actions performed on one’s property […]
April 19, 2018

Removing the Obstacles of Access to Credit

A recent judgment handed down by the Western Cape High Court, will ultimately prompt a major shift in the credit facility landscape as it seeks to […]
April 19, 2018

A conceptual overview of the age-old acquisitive prescription of immovable property, expropriation & Section 25 of the Constitution

Governed by the Prescription Act 18 of 1943 and Prescription Act 68 of 1969, acquisitive prescription is an original form of acquisition whereby a right of […]
March 20, 2018

When I ‘split’, how will they ‘split?’

It was Benjamin Franklin who famously stated that only two things in life are certain: Death and Taxes, these are unavoidable. In the case of the […]
March 20, 2018

Case Law Update – Trinity Asset Management (Pty) Limited v Grindstone Investments 132 (Pty) Limited 2018 (1) SA 94 (CC)

On 5 September 2017, the Constitutional Court handed down a judgment in an appeal against the judgment and order of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) […]
March 20, 2018

Class action lawsuits In South Africa – Next steps in the Listeriosis saga?

The recent outbreak of Listeriosis has affected many families in South Africa, yet there are still many questions surrounding the potential class action litigation currently looming […]
March 20, 2018

The power of partnership

At Adriaans Attorneys our values guide our behaviour, decisions and choices. They highlight what sets us apart from other attorneys and they are also inspirational, describing […]
March 15, 2018

VAT increase and the effect on property transfers and the registration of transfers before and after 1 April 2018

The increase was announced in the Minister of Finance’s Budget Speech on 21 February 2018. The standard rate of VAT will change from 14% to 15% […]
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