Yannis Verkes

Personal Information

Yannis is currently working as an associate having been admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of the Western Cape in August 2014. He has a keen interest in all commercial matters, tax law and listing work.


Before starting his legal career, Yannis completed his LLB degree at the University of Pretoria in Gauteng, whereafter he completed a post-graduate Practical Law Course at the University of the Western Cape as part of the Law Society of South Africa’s Legal Education and Development program. Yannis has been with Hatstone since August 2013.

Yannis is regularly involved in a variety of commercial, corporate, banking and tax related matters, servicing our international client base.

Yannis forms part of our team in South Africa where he regularly assists with legal drafting, research and marketing.


Yannis speaks English and Afrikaans.


In his spare time, Yannis enjoys rugby, playing guitar and outdoor activities.