Labour Law

Labour law is a complex legal area in South Africa. It is essential, for both employers and employees, that the correct contractual and policy documents are in place which would cover an array of employee rights and entitlements. Companies of all sizes require specialist and practical legal advice and guidance on a wide range of labour law issues.

With a growing body of labour legislation, employment legal advice needs to be informed and current so as to ensure that clients receive advice that is both practical and precise.

Marais Muller Hendricks Attorneys have many years of experience in the field of labour law and is able to provide a comprehensive and focussed service for our clients. We pride ourselves on being able to offer our clients a complete portfolio of employment related legal services. The firm has an enviable reputation for delivering high quality services and positive outcomes for our clients.

We deal with cases relating to all areas of labour law, including:

  • Unfair dismissal disputes.
  • Retrenchment.
  • Strikes and lock-outs.
  • Sexual harassment in the workplace.
  • All forms of discrimination in the workplace.
  • Contracts of employment.
  • Restraints of trade.
  • Employment bonus schemes
  • Workplace policies
  • Staff training.
  • Workplace investigations.
  • Disciplinary hearings.
  • Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration services

Our team of highly experienced labour law practitioners at the Cape Town office represent clients in cases before the CCMA, Labour Court, Labour Appeal Court, High Court, Bargaining Councils and various Tribunals. The team have the ability and resources to handle large and complex cases involving groups of employees. We are also skilled in advising employers and employees on how to manage and resolve problems through our assistance in mediation and alternative dispute resolution procedures.

For any employment law related matter, send your enquiry to any of the following directors that specialize in this sphere of the law: