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The legal profession’s oldest and most respected peer-review title, Best Lawyers® recently announced the winners in the 15th Edition of Best Lawyers® in South Africa for 2024. A total of 15 Cox Yeats lawyers were recognised in their areas of speciality on the list.

Founded more than four decades ago, Best Lawyers was created with the primary goal of assisting those in need of legal counsel to find the right lawyer to meet their needs. Through the evaluation of

their peers, these lawyers have been recognised as the top-tier talent in their specialities. The 2024 Edition of Best Lawyers in South Africa awarded 879 lawyers in 61 practice areas across four metropolitan areas.

“We’re thrilled with the solid peer-reviewed recognition received once again for Cox Yeats lawyers across a spectrum of specialisations in the 2024 Best Lawyers® in South Africa awards,” says managing partner Andrew Clark. “This news comes on the heels of the practice receiving the Diamond Arrow Award for the Best Mediumsized Law Firm in South Africa for 2023 at the PMR Awards, so it was a very good year for us.”

Cox Yeats lawyers on the Best Lawyers® Winners List are Peter Barnard – Construction Law; Lazelle Paola – Real Estate Law; Thys Scheepers – Insolvency and Reorganization Law; David Vlcek –Construction Law; Tina Halstead – Real Estate Law; Richard Hoal – Construction Law; Michael Jackson – Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Private Equity Law; Robin Westley – Real Estate Law; Emili Souris – Real Estate Law; Gareth Cremen – Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Gary Pritchard –Construction Law; Christine Seger – Corporate Law, Insurance Law and Litigation. Andrew Clark received the nod for both Insurance Law, as well as Maritime and Shipping Law and Consultants Roger Green, was recognised in Real Estate Law and Alastair Hay in Construction Law and Corporate Law.

“Our diverse and experienced team has expanded over the past year enhancing our ability to seamlessly provide customised legal solutions to clients nationally and internationally, across a wide range of industry sectors and disciplines in both the private and public sector, strengthening our status as a truly global firm,” Clark adds.

The year 2024 will mark 60 years since Cox Yeats opened its doors and since then the firm has continued to set itself apart as a dynamic, full-service, commercial law firm. Cox Yeats operates out of offices in Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town, assisting local and international clients with complex legal matters. 

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