Selwyn 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
Beware the Building Deadlines When Buying-to-Build 11 January 2019- The case of Walker and Another v Cilantro Residential Estate Homeowners Association (A3067/16)  ZAGPJHC 299 is yet another warning from our courts to take seriously the building deadlines commonly imposed on buyers of plots in residential estates. Failure to comply… Trustees: Your Risk of Personal Liability in Property Sales 1 February 2018- Firstly, a warning to anyone selling or buying property to/from a trust – have your lawyer check upfront that you are adequately protected by the terms of the sale agreement. The problem is that contracting with trusts has its own… 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,… 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 –…