Cox Yeats Attorneys

Richard Hoal
45 Vuna Close
Umhlanga Ridge

Tel: +27 031 536 8511
Fax: +27 31 536 8088

Construction | South Africa

  • B.Soc.Sc. | LL.B. (UND)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Maritime Law and International Trade
  • Admitted as an Attorney in 1996
  • Admitted as a Conveyancer
  • Admitted to appear in the High Court of South Africa

  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation
  • Business Law


Richard heads up the construction, engineering and infrastructure team and is joint head of the insurance team. He has practised as an admitted attorney in South Africa for over 25 years and initially worked extensively in litigation.  He has developed a unique speciality in construction and project work as well as complex insurance casualty claims.
He has advised clients on a range of project development, construction and engineering contracts, including major infrastructural projects undertaken in Southern Africa.  He has represented clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings relating to building, engineering and commercial contracts and insurance contracts.  He has also represented and assisted main contractors and subcontractors in putting together tenders, reviewing contractual conditions, contract risk assessments and claims formulation, as well as contract and project negotiations with employers. He has also advised a range of clients on commercial transactions and acquisitions.

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