Natural Resources and Energy

Cox Yeats are specialists in all areas of natural resources and in the energy sector, particularly the renewable energy sector. Cox Yeats offers the mining industry a diverse caliber of lawyers with strong industry experience throughout the natural resource sector and its attorneys are seasoned experts and are well-versed in representing clients in the sugar, crop farming and timber industries. Cox Yeats provides counsel on:

  • Structuring of mining companies so as to comply with the mining charter
  • Transfer and conversion of mining rights
  • Application for prospecting and mining rights
  • Grant of surface rights
  • Radiation
  • Acquisition and protection of water rights
  • Community claims to mineral rights and restitution
  • The structure of the sugar, timber and crop farming industries
  • Legal requirements for dams and irrigation schemes
  • Licensing of genetic material
  • Sale and purchase of crops and livestock
  • Land claims and land tenure
Contact one of our professionals



Telephone: 031 536 8500
Fax: 031 536 8088

45 Vuna Close,
Umhlanga Ridge, 4319

PO Box 913, Umhlanga Rocks, 4320

GPS Co-ordinates: 29°43'45.9"S 31°04'19.3"E


Telephone: 010 015 5800
Fax: 031 536 8088

4 Sandown Valley Crescent,
Sandton, Gauteng, 2196

GPS Co-ordinates: 26°06'09.0"S 28°03'02.7"E


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