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Jaryd Kay

Jaryd Kay, an Associate, joined Ashersons in January 2016 and was admitted as an attorney in March 2018.

Jaryd has extensive experience in commercial litigation having acted for shareholders, franchisors, large multinationals and corporates. He has previously advised clients on the negotiation and conclusion of various commercial transactions.

He has an interest in criminal law and has successfully conducted criminal proceedings in various tribunals and Courts in South Africa.

He has also successfully litigated a number of judicial reviews and other litigious matters in South Africa.


Recent Articles by Jaryd Kay
Are you liable for a previous owner’s unpaid rates and taxes on a property? 2 December 2016 - You might not have initially been aware of this, but it might have arisen during conversation over dinner if somebody you know has recently purchased a house. The crux of the conversation was “beware when buying a new property, because you may become liable for rates going all the way back to the 1980s. This […]
Potential problems when a contract does not specifically deal with its termination 8 April 2016 - Even the most experienced businessmen have moments of short-sightedness when conducting business deals which may leave them in hot water. All too often, poor contract craftsmanship or legal oversight is the primary reason for their dismay. For example, what happens when you enter into a contract without express terms governing its termination? This is where […]
Think twice before purchasing an asset from a company in liquidation 24 February 2016 - Except for the well-seasoned litigator, the average person may perceive the law as inaccessible. However there are times that the court hands down a judgment which sheds light on some core tenets of our legal system. The case of Chater Developments (Pty) Ltd (In Liquidation) and Waterkloof Marina Estates (Pty) Ltd is one such judgment, […]