Jeffrey Kron is the Head of the corporate and commercial litigation department practice and is based in Johannesburg.
His specialist areas in corporate and commercial litigation include:
- Banking and finance (including restructuring and insolvency and business rescue)
- Class action litigation
- Competition law (enforcement and compliance)
- Constitutional and administrative law (including judicial reviews)
- Dispute resolution including arbitration
- Mining litigation
He acts for parastatals, major multinational and local corporations, mining houses, banks and financial institutions, amongst others.
Jeffrey obtained his BA LL.B degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1973. He joined the practice in 1974. He was admitted as an attorney of the High Courts of South Africa and Lesotho in 1976 and became a Director in 1978.
He has over the years been involved in significant commissions of enquiry as well as some of the largest litigation and arbitration cases in South Africa. He has been named as a leading lawyer in the fields of commercial litigation and dispute resolution in various top international publications including Legal500 and Chambers Global.
He is a member of the Law Societies of the Northern, KwaZulu-Natal and Cape Provinces. He has been appointed on various fee assessment panels for the Law Society, has acted as a Small Claims Court Commissioner for a number of years and was a main Board Director of a public company listed on the JSE Securities Exchange SA. He represents the practice at the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa of which we are a founding member.
He is a member of a number of the practice’s management committees including the Supervisory Board.
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