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PHILLIP SILVER REPRESENTS OUR CLIENT (AN EMPLOYEE) AND WINS IN THE COURT OF APPEAL SUPREME COURT NEW SOUTH WALES AGAINST STATE TRANSIT AUTHORITY (EMPLOYER) ON 24 OCTOBER 2017   INTRODUCTION Our client, Mr Jamal Marroun  worked for the State Transit Authority (“STA”) for some...

An important factor that a Purchaser should always bear in mind is that a Sale Agreement is a legally binding contract. Should a Purchaser attempt to cancel a Sale Agreement before its conclusion, they might have to face the consequences...

Judicial review under s.474 of the Migration Act 1958 as summarised in the case of Shahpari & Ors v Minister for Immigration & Anor [2016] FCCA 513 (11 March 2016) Section 474 of the Act creates a statutory scheme providing...

We are currently assisting clients directly as well as Australian Solicitors in deceased South African estates to wind up estates and realise assets in South Africa left by an Australian deceased  or where probate has already been granted in Australia. The process is complicated and we are...

Plastomark (Pty) Ltd VS Ashley and Others (represented by Phillip Silver law firm)    Case number: 13/345934     Phillip Silver and Associates represented the Plaintiff, Plastomark, who sued the defendants as sureties and co-principal debtors for balance of debt of principal debtor in...

ULTRAPOLYMERS (PTY) LTD (represented by Phillip Silver law firm) VS CLIFFORD THABANG MAREDI NO and another  (In their capacities as joint liquidators of Alfa Flexible Packaging (Pty) Ltd (in liquidation) Case number: 6171/2012     Phillip Silver and Associates were successful in this matter which...

CITY OF JOHANNESBURG VS HORIZON BAY INVESTMENTS (PTY) LTD and another (represented by Phillip Silver law firm) Case no: 30293/11     Phillip Silver and Associates successfully had this matter dismissed with costs on the basis that they argued that the Applicant failed to properly...

JOSE DUARTE COELHO DA SILVA (represented by Phillip Silver law firm) and others VS C H CHEMICALS (PTY) LTD Case no: 304/2007     This case concerned whether there was a breach of a director’s fiduciary duty by the exploitation of various corporate opportunities after his...

Hepburn, John  (represented by Phillip Silver law firm) VS Miller, Jacqueline Case number: 15732/07     Hepburn brought an application to declare Miller in contempt of court. The parties were previously married to one another. Phillip Silver (at the time) was successful in proving the applicant has proved beyond a...

Mawande Mvumvu (represented by Phillip Silver law firm) VS Ferial Haffajee And Media 24 Ltd, 1sMedia24   Limited 2nd Defendant CASE NO:     02079/2014     Four City Press employees issued a summons against City Press Editor Ferial Haffajee for defamation in which she called them "racists". The trial is set to...

Goldrich Holdings (Pty) Ltd (represented by Phillip Silver law firm) VS Blyvooruitzicht Gold Mining Company (In Provisional Liquidation) Case number: 01296/2014     During January 2014, a gold-mining company by the name of Goldrich Holdings, acquired a gold mine in Carletonville, west of Johannesburg called Blyvooruitzicht.   The...