About Carol Steinberg

Carol Steinberg holds BA (DA), MA and LLB qualifications and was admitted to the Johannesburg Society of Advocates in 2006. Her preferred areas of practice include administrative, mining, media, constitutional and commercial law. Carol has appeared in the Constitutional Court, the High Courts, the Supreme Court of Appeal, at the Medical Schemes Council and in various arbitrations.

Does section 18 of the Superior Courts Act offend the Constitution?

Advocate Carol Steinberg:    Thulamela Chambers

Does section 18 of the Superior Courts Act offend the Constitution?

When an unsuccessful litigant applies to appeal a high court order, the operation of the order is automatically suspended pending the determination of the appeal.  In exceptional circumstances, the court may decide that the order should be enforced pending the appeal.

The enforcement of an order pending an appeal is sometimes critical to the outcome of the case.  For example, if a court interdicts the transfer of […]