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New Blood At Cox Yeats

JONATHAN BATHO: Jonathan re-joined Cox Yeats at the beginning of 2020 as Team Leader of the firm's Information & Communications Technology practice, extending the firms' services portfolio to include its' clients' information technology requirements. Jonathan is an Information Technology specialist in procurement, commercial and contracting of IT systems and infrastructure landscapes.

Jonathan was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 1996 after serving articles at Cox Yeats. After completing his articles of clerkship he joined SAB in 2000 after spending a few years abroad, heading up technology procurement and commercial in South Africa. He was then transferred to London in 2004 where he performed this role for the SABMiller group of companies. Jonathan spent the next ten years in the U.K. in various global technology commercial and procurement roles. During this time, Jonathan supplemented his legal qualifications with a certification in SAP financial systems and attended an executive finance programme at Insead in France. He subsequently returned to South Africa with his family and joined Aspen Pharmacare Holdings where he managed global systems and infrastructure procurement projects, commercial negotiations and their resulting contracts.

CARINA ERIKSSON: Carina practices in the Property team, where she is working towards qualifying as a conveyancer.
She commenced her studies at the University of Cape Town, where she completed a Bachelor of Social Science (B.SocSc) degree, majoring in Psychology and International Relations, in 2012. She thereafter completed her L.LB degree at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (Howard College) in 2015. During her time at UKZN, she was selected as the Head Coordinator of Visually Impaired Positivism (VI+) - a university-managed organisation that raises awareness of students living with disabilities. She has also achieved a number of Deans Commendation and Merit Certificates in various modules.
She was admitted as a Legal Practitioner of the High Court in 2019 having completed her articles of clerkship at a Durban-based firm.

ROBYN BRONSTRING: Robyn is completing her articles as a member of the Corporate & Natural Resources Team where she would like to focus on Commercial Law. She obtained her B.A. Law degree followed by a Postgraduate LL.B from the University of Stellenbosch, graduating in 2019. During her time at University she was actively involved in mooting and served as Vice Chairperson of the University's Moot Society. Robyn was also employed by the law faculty as a university tutor for two years and completed a year of voluntary work at the Stellenbosch University Law Clinic.

ADRIAN KRIGE: Adrian is serving his articles as a member of the Corporate & Natural Resources Law Team. He graduated from UCT with a Bachelor of Social Sciences (majoring in Political Science and Law) in 2016, and went on to complete his LL.B degree in 2018 . He then took time to travel, returning to UCT in 2019 to graduate with a Masters in Law (specialising in Commercial Law). In 2016, during his time at UCT, Adrian was selected to serve on an organised sub-committee within the Law School Mentorship Programme. He is passionate about commercial endeavours and relating legal matters. While studying for his Masters' degree, Adrian gained exposure to corporate transactions (mergers, acquisitions, disposals, and takeovers) and looks forward to acquiring a deep knowledge in these fields, as well as in matters relating to corporate governance and corporate finance.

ANDREW SEYMOUR: Andrew joined Cox Yeats as a Candidate Attorney, and will be serving his articles as a member of the Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure team. He completed his LL.B. degree through UNISA in June 2019, studying part-time. However, he initially obtained his B.Sc in Civil Engineering from the University of Kwa- Zulu Natal in 2005 and had been practicing as an Engineer since then. During this time he registered as a Professional Engineer through ECSA (the Engineering Council of South Africa) in 2013. Throughout the 14 years of his Engineering career, Andrew worked in construction and consulting, as well as in both the private and public sectors. He will be combining his qualifications and work experience to ultimately specialise in Engineering and Construction Law. ?

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