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Peter joined Cox Yeats in 2010 as a Candidate Attorney, whereafter he was appointed as an associate and in 2015 was appointed a partner. Peter completed his LLB at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2009, after matriculating from Durban High School. He practises in the Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure Law Team and also deals extensively with procurement related issues. Peter was appointed as a member of the Joint Building Contracts Committee Drafting Panel in January 2018.
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 his time pro bono by sitting as a Small Claims Commissioner on a monthly basis. He is a member of the International Bar Association. During his time in practice he has gained considerable experien...
Richard is a partner in the construction, engineering and infrastructure practice. He has practiced as an admitted attorney in South Africa for twenty years and has developed a unique speciality in construction and project work and tender disputes. Richard heads up the Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure Law Team at Cox Yeats. He also focuses on all aspects of Business Law. Richard is a committee member of the Association of Arbitrators of Southern Africa and conducts adjudications a...
Gary Pritchard is an established Attorney in practice since 1992. Gary focuses on construction and engineering law as well as general commercial litigation including insurance and banking litigation, construction and sports law. He is a former director of one of Johannesburg’s largest law firms where he practiced for the past 19 years. Gary has achieved the following accolades: 2019 Recommended in Legal 500 Construction2019 Recognised in The Best Lawyers in South Africa for Construction...
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 as, Contractual Disputes, Administrative (Tender) Law and Commercial Arbitrations. He is experienced in negotiation and drafting of JBCC, NEC3, GCC and FIDIC agreements and their enforcement. David...
Des Williams was the chairman of Werksmans Attorneys from 2005 to February 2015. He has been with the firm since 1974 and headed its Litigation Department from 1994 to 2005. He is now the head of the firm’s Arbitration Practice Group. He is experienced in all fields of commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including international litigation, arbitration and mediation. He has been involved in many of the largest and most complex litigation and arbitration matters in S...
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