Selwyn ZackonSelwyn Zackon, a Partner at Ashersons, joined the firm in 1985.

Selwyn’s expertise lie in commercial law, franchising, property and litigation. His extensive understanding of company law and commerce has enabled Selwyn to become an astute commercial and property lawyer, and litigator.

He has an excellent knowledge of intellectual property law, including franchising, copyrights, trademarks and patents, and is one of a few lawyers who is a specialist in liquor licences.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recent Articles by Selwyn Zackon

The R1m Buffalo That Died: A Lesson in Passing of Risk 5 September 2017 - We buy and sell things every day, and no doubt most of us assume that it is only when we become the owner that we take the risk of our purchase being damaged or destroyed.  Not always – in our…
When Can You Use a Liquidation Application to Collect Debt? 2 February 2017 - When you are struggling to recover your money from a recalcitrant debtor company, applying for its liquidation can be a very powerful collection tool.  Suddenly the directors are faced with the imminent prospect of completely losing control of their company,…
Property Agreements – an alteration which would sink your sale! 6 June 2016 - Although in our law most verbal contracts are binding, property sale agreements are an exception.   They must be in writing and signed by the parties to be valid, the reason being that it greatly reduces the risk of confusion or…
Pyramid Schemes: Easy to fall for, and even early birds lose the worm 26 April 2016 - Pyramid schemes are in the news again. They are easy to fall for, with not only desperate pensioners and low-wage earners but also Captains of Industry and many otherwise-savvy investors regularly tricked into “investing” in them.  The reason of course…
High Court Appeals – when the wrong tree barks back 16 November 2015 - A case analysis on where, when, how and to whom an appeal should be brought Introduction For many High Court litigants, a court order granting the relief requested will be a final nail in the proverbial coffin.  Following months –…