EMPLOYMENT AND LABOUR ATTORNEYS
The employment law team at Adams & Adams offers an extensive range of labour law services across a wide spectrum of industries. Our professionals have successfully represented clients in significant labour matters; litigated in the CCMA, bargaining councils, Labour Courts, the Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court; and acted for a diverse range of clients, inclusive of multinationals and trade unions.
Our competencies and services extend from corporate governance requirements to commercial litigation, meaning that our respective teams can provide detailed advice and opinions on a wide range of employment law and commercial matters with employment law implications, and are well placed to assist with both litigious and non-litigious needs.
Our Employment Law Services
Alternative Dispute Resolution
We pride ourselves in facilitating settlements in significant employment disputes.
Investigating, initiating, prosecuting or chairing of internal disciplinary and incapacity enquiries.
Drafting of workplace policies and procedures, disciplinary codes, executive service agreements, employment contracts, independent contractor agreements, and restraint of trade agreements.
Counsel and Recommendations
Providing strategic advice on all aspects of employment law, including on recent and proposed amendments to labour legislation. We also advise on all aspects of individual and collective employment law (including in respect of organisational and strike disputes).
Advising and assisting with transfer of businesses, restructuring and retrenchments (small and large scale). We also conduct, and advise on, due diligences.
Representing employers, employees or trade unions in instituting or defending any litigious labour related matter, including in urgent court applications, dismissal, discrimination, and unfair labour practice disputes.
In partnership with our team at Adams Forensics we provide assistance in respect of strategy, advice and investigations for the prevention and identification of workplace fraud and corruption.
Employment Law Training
Our team offers bespoke employment law training to all levels of management, either on-site at your premises or at the offices of Adams & Adams.
Jac is a litigation specialist and represents public and private (local and international) clients in high end litigation in the High Court, Appeal Court, and Constitutional Court and specialist tribunals.
Aslam Patel is an attorney in Adams and Adams employment law department. He specialises in general, individual and collective employment matters. Aslam has acted for clients in the public and private sectors in a variety of industries, including the mining, steel, transport, energy, banking, software, manufacturing, pension funds, sanitation, pharmaceuticals and nutrition industries.
Thandeka Mhlongo is an associate the employment law department at Adams & Adams.