Maryna holds the BA, LLB, LLM degrees and is a Director at the Cape Town offices of STBB. She is an admitted Attorney, Notary Public and Conveyancer with many years of experience in the field of property law and conveyancing. She is also the firm's Marketing Director and attends to external publications for the firm as well as conducts ongoing training for estate agent and bankers training and is a regular seminar presenter for attorneys and property practitioners.

Property Law Update | Issue 03 – 2018

OSTRICH “ATTACKS” VISITOR ON PROPERTY: WHO IS LIABLE?

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

STBB’s STSMA REFERENCE GUIDE

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)