Maryna holds the BA, LLB, LLM degrees and is a Director at the Cape Town branch of STBB. She is an admitted Attorney, Notary Public, Conveyancer and Insolvency Practitioner with many years of experience in the fields of property law, conveyancing and the laws relating to corporate compliance (especially in respect of the FICA and POPIA laws). Up until 2018 she was also head of the firm’s national marketing portfolio. She is a seasoned public speaker and presenter, both in person and online. She prepares text for the majority of STBB’s internal and external publications and is editor and co-writer for two pivotal publications in the South African real estate industry – the ABC of Conveyancing (JUTA) and Delport’s South African Property Law and Practice (JUTA).

Property Law Update | Issue 16 – 2018


Pacific Paramount Properties (Pty) Ltd v Burchell t/a Top Wash and Another (8418/2018) [2018] ZAWCHC 124 (19 September 2018)

It happens frequently that when a bank grants a mortgage to a lender, it stipulates in the agreement that the right to sue for rental received from the property and the right to apply for eviction of unlawful occupiers, rights usually exercised by the landowner, are made over to the bank. In the present matter the tenant invoked this arrangement in defence against the landowner’s application for eviction. The landowner was successful and the judgment provides an important call for attention to the interpretation of such provisions in mortgage bond agreements.

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The Judgment
Summary of the Judgment


In this, the fifty-eighth set of notes for your STSMA Reference Guide, Prescribed Conduct Rule 6 is discussed.

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Prescribed Conduct Rule 6
(N.B. Print in landscape)

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