Michael Jackson has been the Managing Partner at Cox Yeats since 2011. He also heads up the Corporate & Natural Resources Law 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 honours from Cambridge University where he was elected a scholar of St John’s College.
His principal areas of practice are Business Law, Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions, Natural Resources & Energy and Empowerment & Transformation Law. He is a member of the International Bar Association and is listed in both the Guide to the World's Leading Natural Resource Lawyers and the World's Leading Energy and Environmental Lawyers published by Legal Media Group.
Michael is actively involved in a number of community organisations and pro bono work.