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Jeffrey is a senior director in the corporate and commercial litigation team based in Johannesburg.
Jeffrey has experience in corporate and commercial litigation. He focuses on disputes in the banking, corporate and mining sectors. He advises clients on the various dispute resolution mechanisms applicable to international investments in South Africa, in light of the changing legal framework.
He acts for government owned organisations, major multinational and local corporations, mining houses, banks and financial institutions, amongst others.
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, arbitration and class action cases in South Africa.
- BA LLB ( 1973 - University of the Witwatersrand)
- Attorney, qualified in South Africa 1976
- Jeffery has been listed as a leading lawyer in the financial and corporate space by IFLR1000, 2016.
- He has also 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. Chambers Global refers to Jeffrey as "one of the foremost commercial litigators in town".
- In 2014 Who's Who Legal nominated him as one of the world's leading practitioners in the commercial litigation field and in 2015, Chambers Global stated that "The 'hugely experienced' Jeffrey Kron represents major mining houses as well as banking and finance clients.
- His recent highlights include substantial contractual disputes and class actions."
- He is also listed as a recommended dispute resolution and mining lawyer in Legal500, 2015. In 2016 Who's Who Legal, Jeffrey is listed as an expert in litigation.
- 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