Circular 69 – Trustees Training, 12 Live Weekly Sessions

Dear Valued Managing Agent Due to the high demand for Trustees Training, Alan Levy Attorneys is proud to announce that it will be launching a training portal for use by you and your Trustees. This training portal is now live, as such, WE ARE OFFICIALLY READY TO COMMENCE WITH TRUSTEES TRAINING! Attached is a letter […]

Circular 66 – New Practice Directive on Dispute Resolution from the Chief Ombud

Dear Valued Managing Agent The Chief Ombud, on Thursday, 2 December 2021, released a new Practice Directive on Dispute Resolution, amending the Dispute Resolution Practice Directive of 2019. Kindly carefully read the below amendments. All new time periods appear in a bold and underlined font. When conducting Dispute Resolution matters for your Schemes, it is important to […]

Circular 65 – How many days are required to call Owners and Trustees Meetings?

Dear Valued Managing Agent With all the different timelines in the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act, 2011 (STSMA) and the Prescribed Management Rules (PMR’s), it can become rather confusing as to how many days’ notice must be given for the different meetings required for Bodies Corporates. Be it meetings of Owners or Trustees, such meetings […]

Circular 64 – ALA launches 12 month training package for Trustees of Bodies Corporate

Dear Valued Managing Agents Please see our below email and the attachments above, regarding our upcoming TRUSTEES TRAINING PACKAGE. We have received a flurry of bookings from Managing Agents across South Africa, for which we are grateful to you for. We have however, on the request of several managing agents, decided to postpone the commencement of […]

Circular 63 – ALA Launches 12-month Training Package for Trustees of Body Corporates

Dear Valued Managing Agent ALA is excited to launch a 12 MONTH TRUSTEES TRAINING PACKAGE. Attached is our letter setting out our charges for the 12 monthly sessions and a DETAILED TOPIC BREAKDOWN for all the sessions, as well as a BOOKING SHEET. As appears from the attached letter and detailed topic breakdown, your Trustees will leave the training […]

Circular 62 – Marsh Rose Body Corporate / Steinmuller – Full bench of JHB High Court Rules on Section 15B(3), clearance certificates – Appeal by Alan Levy Attorneys to the SCA

Dear Valued Managing Agent Our litigation department, acting for the Body Corporate in the above matter, recently received judgment of the full bench of the Jhb High Court. For a copy of the judgment, please contact our offices. The judgment:1.1  Impacts on the till now accepted, proper and reasonable interpretation of Section 15B(3)(a)(i)(aa) of the Sectional Titles Act […]

Circular 60 – When to tell CSOS to reject an owner’s application

Dear Valued Managing Agent Section 42 of the CSOS Act provides that the CSOS must reject an application, if the relief sought is not within the jurisdiction of the CSOS OR the CSOS is satisfied that the dispute should be dealt with in a Court. Paragraph 12.3 of the CSOS Practice Directive, 1 August 2019 on Dispute Resolution provides that the […]

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