Case Summaries

Alet Uys Attorneys

Some recent developments in South African Law


Legal costs

During consultations, clients regularly raise the point that they feel the opposing side should pay their legal costs as this is only fair and/or the other party has no valid claim. The issue of legal costs is by no means a matter of logic as many laymen believe it to... read more

Legislation lends Leviathan additional tentacles

One cannot study the dynamics between a state and its people without coming across Thomas Hobbes’ famous comparison between a state and a monster (leviathan). Hobbes’ theory of the leviathan is referred to as a monster “composed of men, created under pressure of human... read more