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Our Team

We are team of skilled, talented and energetic legal professionals

Our Cape Town based professional team (who together has over 110 years of experience) has remained compact over the years. It presently consists of three partners, two senior associates, three associates, and two candidate attorneys - who collectively bring a wealth of wisdom and insight to the practice. We are assisted by a team of efficient and diligent support staff as well as be two professional consultants who provide invaluable guidance and direction. All of our attorneys and staff pride themselves on delivering a comprehensive, personal and tailor made service to clients.

We have all grown with the firm

All of our staff commenced their careers with the firm. We continue to upskill our team members at every opportunity to ensure that we remain a leading boutique practice.

We are reliable and driven

All of our team members pride themselves on going the extra mile in understanding a client's needs and being able to deliver a quality product.

Raphael Weiner
Partner
Rafi's areas of expertise include Family, Aviation and Administrative Law where he is one of a few attorneys in Cape Town who represent outdoor advertising companies.
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Selwyn Zackon
Partner
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.
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Andrew Goldschmidt
Partner
Andrew has experience in contentious as well as non-contentious corporate and commercial matters ranging from the drafting of commercial contracts to commercial litigation, with particular regard to corporate and contractual disputes.
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Jacobus "Jacov" van Zyl
Consultant
Jacobus "Jacov" van Zyl, an attorney and conveyancer, joined Ashersons as a consultant in 2015. His areas of expertise include Conveyancing, Property Law, and Administration of Estates and Trusts.
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Duncan "Jock" McConnachie
Consultant
Duncan "Jock" McConnachie, an attorney, notary and conveyancer, joined Ashersons as a consultant in 2015. His areas of expertise include Conveyancing, Property Law, Commercial Law, Notarial Law, and Administration of Estates and Trusts.
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Kate Elliott
Senior Associate
Kate has experience in family law, criminal law, franchising law, and commercial litigation. She also has experience in contractual drafting and an in depth knowledge of the Consumer Protection Act.
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Mame Amoateng
Senior Associate
Mame has experience in civil litigation, commercial arbitration, drafting of commercial agreements, rental housing and related disputes, family law, domestic violence and harassment protection orders.
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Jaryd Kay
Associate
Jaryd has experience in labour law, consumer protection and also has experience in drafting commercial and non-commercial contracts.
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Ryan M. Lin
Associate
Ryan is a notary and conveyancer and has a keen interest in Consumer Protection Law, Liquor Law, Labour Law, Property Law and Commercial Law.
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Frances Everett
Candidate Attorney
Frances’ areas of interest include Commercial Law, Contract law, Property Law and particularly Intellectual Property Law, Competition Law and Consumer Protection Law.
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Derry-Ann Haldane
Candidate Attorney
Derry-Ann has a keen interest in Family Law, Labour Law as well as Trusts and Estates. She is a hardworking and meticulous individual, dedicated to detail and focused on delivering and achieving results.
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Daniel Horwitz
Candidate Attorney
Daniel's areas of interest include Commercial Law, Dispute Resolution and Insolvency Law. He is a result orientated and meticulous individual who is passionate about the law and the future of law in South Africa and abroad.
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