Yaseen's area of expertise lies in corporate transactions, particularly within the mining industry. He has been involved in Mining Law matters, black economic empowerment transactions, company restructurings, company incorporations, providing general corporate and regulatory advice to clients on legal matters and matters relating to private and public companies. He also has experience providing corporate administration assistance to clients. Yaseen has also been involved in the establishment of trusts and companies and doing general company secretarial work.

Yaseen also has high court, regional court and labour court litigation experience, including trial preparation, drafting pleadings, drafting opinions; research, arbitration involvement and other regulatory body hearings.

After a year in the Employment Law and Litigation departments, Yaseen moved to the Corporate Law and Mining Law departments. He assisted in the reviewing of acquisition and disposal agreements and providing advice in relation to a wide range of contractual arrangements. Yaseen’s drafting skills include resolutions, power of attorney and various sale agreements.


Engagements

Part of the team who acted as counsel to Miranda Holdings Limited in relation to its disposal of Miranda Coal (Pty) Ltd and its subsidiaries Sesikhona Klipbrand Colliery (Pty) Ltd.

  • Part of the team who acted as counsel to Miranda Group, in relation to its restructuring.

  • Reviewing announcements, notices and circulars pursuant to the JSE Listings Requirements and the Companies Act for Miranda Holdings Limited.

  • Formation and administration of companies, reviewing and advising on memoranda of incorporation and shareholders’ agreements, company resolutions and assisting with general company secretarial work.

  • Advising local clients with regard to compliance issues in terms of South African prospecting and mining law and general company law.

  • Researching and drafting opinions on various aspects of labour law and commercial law.


Education

  • LLB, UNISA (2012)

  • Certificate in Contract Drafting, UP (2013)

  • Certificate in Competition Law, Wits (2015)

  • LLM (Corporate Law), UNISA (2016)

  • Certificate in Negotiation Skills, UP (2016)


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