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 18 – 2017

WHEN NON-COMPLIANCE WITH AGREEMENT CANNOT BE HELPED

Tsangarakis N.O. and Another v Kgato Project Management (Pty) Ltd and Another (1021/2017) [2017] ZAFSHC 76 (8 June 2017)

We all know that agreements are binding and that parties must therefore comply with the provisions thereof. In fact, an aggrieved party generally has the right to an order of specific performance if the other party fails to be true to his word. Would a court have a discretion not to grant specific performance in certain instances? This was the question that the Court addressed in this matter where there was a rather ‘wealthy’ purchaser with cash flow problems.

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The Judgment
Summary of the Judgment

STBB’S STSMA REFERENCE GUIDE

In this, the twenty-sixth set of notes for your STSMA Reference Guide, Prescribed Management Rule 5 is discussed.

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Prescribed Management Rule 5
(N.B. Print in landscape)