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 03 – 2018


Van der Westhuizen v Burger (204/2017) [2017] ZASCA 178 (1 December 2017)

Does a property owner become liable for injuries sustained by a visitor who ran from an ostrich on the property which he thought was attacking him? Yes, this is entirely possible, but the facts of the incident must support a finding both of causation and liability, as the present matter illustrates.

The Judgment
Summary of the Judgment


In this, the forty-sixth set of notes for your STSMA Reference Guide, Prescribed Management Rule 25 is discussed.

Prescribed Management Rule 25
(N.B. Print in landscape)

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