Attorneys that are currently listed as practicing at Cox Yeats (Durban)


  1. Michael Jackson
    Years of Practice: 30     Position: Managing Partner

    Michael joined the firm as a candidate attorney in 1988, was appointed a partner in 1990 and managing partner in 2011. Michael heads up the Corporate & Natural Resources Team at Cox Yeats. He received his B.Com. LL.B. cum laude from the University of Natal, Durban and his LL.M with first class honou... click for more information

  2. Alastair Hay
    Years of Practice: 41     Position: Partner

    Alastair joined the firm in 1977, became a partner in 1980 and is now one of the senior partners of the firm. He is a Notary Public, holds a certificate in tax (UKZN), is a fellow of the Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa) and the current Chairman of the KwaZulu Natal Chapter and invests of... click for more information

  3. Peter Barnard
    Years of Practice: 9     Position: Partner

    Peter joined Cox Yeats in 2010 as a Candidate Attorney, whereafter he was appointed as an associate and in 2015 was appointed partner. Peter completed his LL.B. at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2009, after matriculating from Durban High School. He practises in the Construction, Engineering and ... click for more information

  4. Andrew Clark
    Years of Practice: 21     Position: Partner

    Andrew completed his B.Com LL.B. summa cum laude at the University of Natal, Durban and was admitted as an attorney in 1997. He has gained extensive experience in Maritime Law, both in representing cargo interests and their underwriters, and in representing shipowners/charterers and their P&I Clubs.... click for more information

  5. Peter Feuilherade
    Position: Partner

    Peter joined the firm in 1991. He has served on the board of Governors of Hilton College, and has been Chairman of his parish Council. He currently chairs the KwaZulu-Natal White Collar Crime Task Team and sits on the Safety and Justice Committee of the Durban Chamber of Commerce. click for more information

  6. Jason Goodison
    Years of Practice: 7     Position: Partner

    Jason Goodison joined the firm as a candidate attorney in January 2011, whereafter he became associate and was appointed partner in 2015. He completed his Social Science degree in 2008 majoring in Legal Studies and Psychology, after having matriculated from Kearsney College. In 2010, Jason went on t... click for more information

  7. Roger Green
    Years of Practice: 45     Position: Partner

    Roger joined the firm in 1973. He served on the council of the KwaZulu Natal Law Society for many years and has served on provincial and national law society committees, such as the committee on Competition Law. He is a past Chairman of the Standing Committee on Property Law matters of the Law Socie... click for more information

  8. Tina Halstead
    Years of Practice: 27     Position: Partner

    Tina graduated from the University of Natal with degrees B.A. and LL.B. in 1988. She commenced her articles of clerkship with a prominent Durban law firm in 1989. She was admitted as an attorney 2 years later and continued as a professional assistant with the same firm. In 1992 she was admitted as a... click for more information

  9. Sunil Hansjee
    Position: Partner

    Sunil completed his LL.B. at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2012. Having been exposed to Labour Law during his articles, he had developed a keen interest in pursuing it and joined a specialised Labour Law firm in Durban. In January 2014, he obtained his High Court Right of Appearance. Sunil's in... click for more information

  10. Richard Hoal
    Years of Practice: 20     Position: Partner

    Richard heads the Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure Law Team at Cox Yeats. He has practised as an admitted attorney in South Africa for over twenty years and has developed a unique speciality in construction and project work, construction disaster investigations, professional indemnity cl... click for more information

  11. Helen Jackson
    Position: Partner

    Helen joined the firm in 1996 after graduating cum laude and having been awarded the prize in Environmental Law. She became a partner of Cox Yeats in February 2000. click for more information

  12. Carol McDonald
    Years of Practice: 7     Position: Partner

    Carol joined Cox Yeats in 2011, having returned from the UK. Carol completed her LL.B. summa cum laude at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban in 2003 and was awarded the KwaZulu-Natal Law Society Prize for achieving first place in her law degree. She is a Notary Public and Conveyancer. Carol pra... click for more information

  13. Randhir Naiker
    Position: Partner

    Randhir joined Cox Yeats in 2013 and was appointed partner in 2014. He obtained his LL.M at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2004. Randhir specialises in Business Law, Construction Law, Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, and Medical Schemes. click for more information

  14. Lazelle Paola
    Years of Practice: 22     Position: Partner

    Lazelle graduated from the University of Natal with a degree B.Com and LL.B. in 1994. After being admitted as an attorney, notary and conveyancer in 1996, Lazelle specialised in local government law and conveyancing while a partner in the property department at a Johannesburg law firm. At the end of... click for more information

  15. Michael Posemann
    Years of Practice: 45     Position: Partner

    Michael has been involved in the field of Maritime and International Trade Law since 1976. He obtained his BA at the University of Pretoria and his LL.B. degree at the University of South Africa in 1972 and was admitted as an attorney in 1973. He has gained extensive experience in Maritime law, both... click for more information

  16. Thys Scheepers
    Years of Practice: 18     Position: Partner

    Thys joined the firm as a partner in 2014 and heads up the Insolvency Team. He specialises in the fields of Insolvency, Business Rescue and Debt Recovery. Thys previously practiced as a senior associate and director heading up an Insolvency, Debt Recovery and Business Rescue Department for a number ... click for more information

  17. Jenna Padoa
    Position: Partner

    Jenna joined Cox Yeats in 2013 and specialises in Corporate Law, Competition Law and Environmental Law. Her expertise includes mergers and acquisitions, merger notifications, corporate finance and re-organisations, general company law and black economic empowerment transactions. She also advises cli... click for more information

  18. Tamryn Simpson
    Years of Practice: 8     Position: Partner

    Tamryn joined the firm in 2012. She obtained her LL.B. from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2010 and in 2012 she obtained her LL.M, specialising in Shipping Law, from the University of Cape Town. In her final year at UKZN Tamryn won the UKZN Ellie Newman Moot Court Final Competition and was award... click for more information

  19. Thabo Vilakazi
    Years of Practice: 7     Position: Partner

    Thabo completed his LL.B. at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2009 and is currently reading for his Masters of Law (LL.M.). Thabo was admitted as a Notary Public and Conveyancer in 2011. He joined Cox Yeats in 2013 as an Associate in the Property Law Team specialising in all aspects of Property La... click for more information

  20. David Vlcek
    Position: Partner

    David joined Cox Yeats in 2013 and was appointed partner in 2014. He obtained his LL.B summa cum laude from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban in 2005. David specialises in Commercial Litigation and Construction and Infrastructure Law. His commercial litigation experience comprises fields such ... click for more information

  21. Keren Watson
    Years of Practice: 11     Position: Partner

    Keren joined the firm in 2011 and was appointed partner in 2013. She obtained her LL.B. summa cum laude from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg in 2006. She practises in the Corporate & Natural Resources Team where her experience and focus lies in drafting and negotiating commercial ... click for more information

  22. Simon Watson
    Years of Practice: 8     Position: Partner

    Simon joined Cox Yeats in 2010 and was made a partner in 2013. Simon has an LL.B. and an LL.M (Business Law) from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is qualified as a South African and an Australian lawyer (New South Wales). Simon is author of the LexisNexis Guide to Trusts and the LexisNexis Gui... click for more information

  23. Robin Westley
    Years of Practice: 20     Position: Partner

    Robin joined the firm in 1998 and was appointed a partner in 2001. He is a Notary Public and Conveyancer and specialises in all aspects of Property Law with particular expertise in the sugar industry. Robin heads up the Property Law Team at Cox Yeats. He is a member of the South African Property Ow... click for more information

  24. Callyn Wilkinson
    Years of Practice: 13     Position: Partner

    Callyn joined the firm as a partner and practises in the fields of insolvency, business rescue and debt recovery as well as matters relating to the Prevention of Organised Crime Act. She obtained her LL.B. from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2005. Callyn has extensive experience in assisting wit... click for more information

  25. Alex Rocher
    Years of Practice: 14     Position: Partner

    Alexander was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2004, after serving articles at a Durban firm of attorneys. He has specialised in Employment and Labour Law since January 2005. Alexander heads up the Labour Law Team where he advises and represents corporate clients in all ... click for more information

  26. Graham Cox
    Years of Practice: 54     Position: Founder

    Graham founded the firm in 1964. He is a past president of the KwaZulu Natal Law Society and of the Law Society of South Africa, a past Chairman of the Council of the University of KwaZulu Natal and a past Council member of the Business Law Section of the International Bar Association. Graham is a f... click for more information

  27. Spencer Cason
    Years of Practice: 6     Position: Associate

    Spencer Cason graduated from the University of KwaZulu-Natal with an LLB in 2012. In January 2016 he joined Cox Yeats as an associate in the Commercial and Natural Resources Team. Spencer has assisted clients in corporate restructures, mergers and acquisitions, competition law filings, the drafting ... click for more information

  28. Chris Chetty
    Years of Practice: 4     Position: Associate

    After matriculating from St Henry's Marist Brothers College in Durban, Chris went on to obtain his LL.B. degree cum laude from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban in 2014. Chris joined Cox Yeats in 2015, and practices in the Construction, Engineering & Infrastructure Law Team where he is special... click for more information

  29. Jenna Cubitt
    Years of Practice: 4     Position: Associate

    Jenna Cubitt graduated with a LL.B from the University of Stellenbosch in 2014 and went on to obtain a postgraduate Diploma in Marketing cum laude from the University of Stellenbosch in 2015. Whilst at university Jenna served as Head Student for her residence. She joined Cox Yeats in 2018 as an Asso... click for more information

  30. Nicholas Cura
    Position: Associate

    Nicholas obtained his LL.B. from UNISA (University of South Africa) through Varsity College Durban North in 2015. He commenced his articles with Halstead Paola in 2016 and subsequently joined Cox Yeats in June 2016 together with the Halstead Paola team. Nicholas is a member of the Property Team and ... click for more information

  31. Douglas de Jager
    Position: Associate

    Douglas completed his B.A. degree at Rhodes University and went on to do his Honours at the University of Leicester, UK, where he graduated with distinction. He then completed his LL.B. at Rhodes University and achieved the Dean's List for Academic Merit. Douglas served as the Chairperson and Presid... click for more information

  32. Chantal da Silva
    Years of Practice: 2     Position: Associate

    Chantal initially completed a B.Soc.Sc. degree in Politics and Law before continuing with her LL.B. and graduating from the University of Cape Town in 2015. She joined Cox Yeats in 2016, where she completed her articles. Chantal practises in the Construction, Engineering & Infrastructure Law Team an... click for more information

  33. Laura Maitre
    Years of Practice: 4     Position: Associate

    Laura graduated with a BA, LL.B. from the University of Cape Town in 2013. Whilst at university Laura was actively involved in various organisations being a member of the Law Students' Council, the Moot Court Committee and the SRC Day Students Sub-Council. Laura joined Cox Yeats in 2014 and is a mem... click for more information

  34. Phiwe Ngcobo
    Years of Practice: 6     Position: Associate

    Phiwe completed her LL.B. in 2012, and went on to graduate with an LL.M. in Maritime Law from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2013. In 2014, she was awarded a scholarship from the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) to study a MSc in Maritime Law and Policy at the World Maritime Unive... click for more information

  35. Tasmiya Patel
    Years of Practice: 1     Position: Associate

    Tasmiya completed her LL.B degree cum laude at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban in 2014. She achieved Dean's Commendations as well as Merit Certificates in various modules. She is also a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society. Tasmiya was admitted as an attorney of the High Cou... click for more information