Melanie was instructed to advise on the conflict between South African and English Law in relation to a Will, the correct interpretation of certain clauses of the Will and the disposal of assets of the Estate.
Melanie acted on behalf of the Applicant for a discharge of a displacement order and continued detention under the Mental Health Act.
Melanie successfully acted on behalf of the Appellant, which involved extensive expert evidence and cross examination of the experts whereby the Appellant’s detention under the Mental Health Act was set aside.
Melanie represented the Respondent and executrix of a deceased estate in a three-day contested hearing before a High Court master. The case involved complex property and valuation issues.