25 March 2010A conveyancer has a duty to reasonably protect the interests of both the buyer and seller even though he is instructed by one of them - here the seller.
08 April 2010Rockbreakers and Parts v Rolag Property Trading (498/08)  ZASCA 102 - Alienation of land - non signed suspensive condition counter offer.
15 April 2010Northview Shopping Centre v Revelas Properties (275/09)  ZASCA - Section 2(1) Alienation of Land Act - authority of agent not a member of a CC, signing on behalf of it.
12 May 2010Simcha Properties v San Marcus Properties - s288 of Companies Act - directors authorisation by sole shareholder to dispose of company's sole asset.
16 September 2010Solarie v Solarie and Others - Cape High Court stamps down City of Cape Town's housing policy in favour of Muslim women.
07 October 2010Jack Crook highlights a recent High Court case which sounded a warning to developers not to rely on the local authority to know the correct zoning of one's property.
12 March 2009JR 209 Investments (Pty) Ltd v Pine Villa Estates (Pty) Ltd (617/07) - Validity of a deed of sale of land; whether the description of property alienated was sufficiently clear.
16 April 2009Dolphin Whisper Trading 10 (Pty) Ltd v The Registrar of Deeds and Another - Developer's real right to extend and section 25(13) of the Sectional Titles Act.
07 May 2009Ashington & Another v Body Corporate of Dryden Hall & Another  JOL 23405 (D) unfulfilled suspensive conditions.
28 May 2009Sheriff of the High Court, Hlabisa & Nongoma v Shobede: In re FirstRand Finance Company Ltd  JOL 23544 (KZP) - cancelling an execution sale.