Yagashen Pillay provides legal advice and representation on a wide variety of commercial and administrative law matters, specialising in all aspects of constitutional, administrative law, contractual, pension fund and medical schemes law.

He has a particular interest, and expertise, in public procurement, public finance, health, and contractual law and advises clients both in the public and the private sector on complex issues arising in these areas. Yagashen has extensive expertise in judicial reviews arising from procurement processes and administrative decisions, drafting complex opinions and advisory memoranda as well as drafting legislation, regulations, submissions, public procurement documents and pleadings for either court proceedings or internal dispute resolution mechanisms.

He regularly undertakes large scale compliance reviews for clients in various regulated industries, conducts investigations and advises on the issues arising therefrom as well as advising municipalities in the establishment/disestablishment of municipal entities and transfer of assets. He engages with and advises Mayors, Speakers and Municipal Managers as well as a number of regulators​​.


Commercial Litigation


2008 LLB, University of Pretoria

2012 Certificate in Competition Law, University of Pretoria

2014 Certified Mediator – Court Appointed Mediators Act, Mediation Company






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Yagashen Pillay




+27 11 523 6036

+27 11 286 6900

Practice area:

Commercial litigation