An agreement of compromise is the settlement of disputed obligations by agreement.

A compromise exists where parties agree to settle previously disputed or uncertain obligations. Like any other agreement, a compromise is based on the contractual rules of offer and acceptance, with each party conceding something, either by diminishing their alleged claim or by conceding

“Inherent requirements of the job” and “reasonable accommodation” are important concepts when considering the distinction between disability and incapacity in the workplace. In this reported judgment of the Labour Court (Gugwini v National Consumer Commissioner (2023) 44 ILJ 2237 (LC)) the employee, a senior researcher, was declared legally blind. The National Consumer Commissioner’s

This blog was co-authored by candidate attorney, Jos Fogle.

In City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality v Vresthena (Pty) Ltd and Others (1346/ 2022) [2024] ZASCA 51 (18 April 2024),

Electricity was supplied to an entire commercial property through the body corporate by means of a single supply point by the municipality. The owners of the

On 17 April 2024, the Solicitors Regulation Authority in England and Wales (the SRA) and a personal injury solicitor, reached an agreement regarding the outcome of an investigation by the SRA.

On 18 October 2021, the solicitor, who was representing a client in a personal injury litigation, was emailed two different settlement offers by the

Insurance claims handlers are tasked with navigating the intricate web of policy coverage, assessing damages, and ensuring prompt resolution for policyholders. Amidst the flurry of processing claims, it’s essential not to overlook a critical aspect of the role: the recovery process.


While the primary focus is often on addressing the immediate needs of policyholders, overlooking

In a January 2024 judgment the Labour Court reaffirmed the principles pertaining to the doctrine of common purpose in relation to violent acts committed by groups of employees during strike action.

In November 2018, about 2500 employees of a pharmaceutical retailer embarked on a protected strike which was subject to picketing rules.  Following non-compliance with

This blog was co-authored by Michael McCarthy, trainee associate, litigation insurance.

On 20 March 2024 the Financial Sector Conduct Authority published a number of administrative sanctions for financial services providers who had failed to comply with the Financial Intelligence Centre Act (FICA). The FSCA, the supervisory body responsible for financial services providers under FICA, issued