Commercial law

February 18, 2019

IP MATTERS NOW FALL UNDER NEW COMMERCIAL COURTS

Under the Commercial Court Practice Directive, intellectual property matters fall under the jurisdiction of the new Commercial Court as of October 2018. The Commercial Court, administered […]
September 5, 2018

One important thing to think of when adopting a company/trading/domain name

Recently, I had a client come in and he had received a letter of demand from a totally unrelated company (“claimant”) (represented by a large law […]
July 21, 2015

Variation of agreements by email – no Spring in the court’s step

INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND Forum 1 and 2 Panorama Office Estate (Pty) Ltd v Indigold Cellular CC and Others (72355/09) 2015 ZAGGP (10 July 2015) dealt with, […]
January 26, 2015

CONTRACT LAW: NON-VARIATION CLAUSES – MEETING MODERN BUSINESS PRACTICES

Spring Forest Trading v Wilberry (725/13) 2014 ZASCA 178 (21 November 2014)   Importance of this case   The case fortifies how emails and simple electronic […]