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 32 – 2017


Tudor Hotel Brasserie and Bar (Pty) Ltd v Hencetrade 15 (Pty) Ltd (793/2016) [2017] ZASCA 111 (20 September 2017)

This matter addresses issues surrounding set-off of rental where a tenant argues that it did not receive vacant occupation of the entire leased premises. The lease agreement obliged the lessee to make payment of the rental ‘on or before the first day of each month’ and ‘without any deductions or set off whatsoever’, but the tenant argued that due to the principle of reciprocity, it was entitled to set-off nonetheless. The Western Cape High Court found in favour of the landlord and the present matter deals with the appeal to the SCA.

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The Judgment
Summary of the Judgment



In this, the forty-first set of notes for your STSMA Reference Guide, Prescribed Management Rule 20 is discussed.

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Prescribed Management Rule 20
(N.B. Print in landscape)

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