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About Nicolene Schoeman Louw

Attorney of the High Court RSA, Cape Law Society (member no. 13546), Notary Public, Conveyancer and B-B BEE Consultant   |   LLB cum laude (UFS) LLM commercial law/ B-B BEE (UFS)   |   Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning: CFP (US-2013)
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Litigate once and for all – when can that be relaxed?

In order to unpack the technical principle of res judicata and when or if it can be relaxed, a definition is needed:   “The principle of res judicata is well-established in our law: essentially it means that parties to a dispute have only one metaphorical “bite at the cherry”. The “bite” can entail appealing through […]

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Season’s Greetings

The holiday season provides a valuable opportunity for rest, reflection and rejuvenation.   Notably 2019 has been one of the most challenging years for many of us. For others though, it has been the best year yet. Be that as it may, this year has in our view, more than any other; been a year […]

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The limits of “confidentiality” – with a specific focus on litigious proceedings

Confidential information means any information disclosed in however manner that is commercially sensitive. The best way to explain what it is is perhaps to describe what it is not (generally speaking):   was publicly known and made generally available in the public domain before the time of disclosure by the disclosing party; becomes publicly known […]

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Restrains of trade: confidentiality and the protectable interest – key ingredients to effective enforcement

Restraints of trade have become an almost automatic inclusion in many agreements. The driver behind this is the protection of commercially sensitive and confidential information. Furthermore, to prevent any unlawful competition or an unfair advantage being leveraged in the market. With that being said, a recent labour appeal court case has made us question its […]

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SchoemanLaw is thrilled to be part of the class of 2020 – Innovating Justice Accelerator!

On 7 November 2019 HiiL Southern Africa identified the best legal innovations in the region. The 9 finalists spent a week in Johannesburg and at the end of the week, the Class of 2020 was announced.  We are humbled and excited to have been selected to be part of the Class of 2020!

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