Exceptions should only be taken in exceptional circumstances

Rule 23 of the Uniform Rules of Court enables a litigant, within the time-period afforded of course, to deliver an exception in response to a pleading. An exception can be filed when a pleading is considered vague and embarrassing; or if it lacks averments which are necessary to sustain an action or a defence. A […]

Commercial LitigationKelly MzobeLitigation

Is COVID-19 Force Majeur or Breach of Contract?

The impact of the highly contagious virus COVID-19 has forced the world to find a new normal as we navigate our lives around containing its spread as much as possible. How does this affect existing agreements and performance under these agreements?

Commercial LawKelly MzobeSibusile Khusi