What is the difference between litigation and arbitration; two processes of dispute resolution in South Africa? In this article, I review the basic elements of each as well as the benefits and pitfalls one experiences when going through either. This article aims to clarify why you might prefer to use the one means over the other to resolve a civil dispute.
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Expertise: Property Law And Conveyancing
Belinda is a Director of the firm and has been practising as a property attorney/conveyancer with STBB for over 20 years. She is based at the Claremont branch and specializes in property law. Belinda heads up the Residential Transfers Department at the Claremont branch. Her day to day involves working with an amazing team of paralegals and candidate attorneys on all aspects pertaining to the transferring of property in SA, the negotiation and conclusion of Agreements of Sale, the drafting of and matters pertaining to leases (residential and commercial), the subdivision of property and zoning issues, the registration of Sectional Title Schemes, farm sales, the registration of mortgage bonds (including private bonds) and many inter-related matters arising in those transactions. These include the financial and tax aspects, usufructs, right of way servitudes, restrictive title deed conditions, trust and company considerations, dealing with non-residents buying or selling, resolving disputes in respect of defects discovered at a property or non-disclosure, breach of contract , the Consumer Protection Act, the National Credit Act and more! Belinda writes articles on various property law topics and gives regular training to real estate agents on all aspects of selling and purchasing property in South Africa. Belinda is a skilled problem solver and negotiator, passionate about STBB, the property industry as a whole and at all times, client service remains her number 1 priority.