Labour Law

An area of law that regulates the relationship between employers, employees and trade unions in the Republic of South Africa.

We provide legal advice in respect of labour matters, inter alia:

  • Opinions in respect of issues relating to labour legislation or labour relations;
  • Investigations into breaches of workplace rules and codes;
  • Chairing and initiating disciplinary hearings;
  • Retrenchment Exercises and Restructuring Excercises for purposes of Acquisitions and Mergers; 
  • Drafting and reviewing Human Resource and Investor Relations Policies and Practices; Collective agreements between Management and Trade Unions; contracts of Employment; agreements in Acquisitions and Mergers of Businesses.


  • Drafting of papers in legal proceedings in the Labour Court;
  • Representing and appearing on behalf of clients in the Labour Court, CCMA and Bargaining Councils;
  • Preparing and participating in Wage Negotiations;
  • Relationship Building Exercises.