Topic: Disputes in community schemes
Date: 25 March 2018
Interviewer: Africa Melane on 567 CapeTalk radio station

In this interview with Africa Melane, Zerlinda takes a look at what a dispute in a community scheme is, including the process to initiate dispute resolution at the Community Schemes Ombud Service (“CSOS”). The interview briefly covers the 7 different categories relating to the types of orders an adjudicator can make when dealing with disputes, as well as whether or not the reasons provided for the dispute are reasonable.

Should you have any queries relating to this topic, contact me, Zerlinda van der Merwe, via email at or telephonically on 021 686 3950, for a non-obligation quote. Alternatively, contact us telephonically for a 10-minute telephonic consultation at a cost of R490.00 (incl. VAT).


Zerlinda van der Merwe is an admitted Attorney of the High Court, specialist Sectional Title Attorney (BA, LLB, LLM), Zerlinda brings a wealth of experience and forms part of the Paddocks Private Consulting Division.