Looking for guidance on Employment and Labour Law in Cape Town?


If you are looking for advice or guidance on matters regarding the employment and labour law in Cape Town, you can count on us at Etienne Genis Attorneys for reliable and helpful assistance. South Africa’s labour laws are some of the most progressive in the world, which makes it extremely difficult to keep up to date on all kinds of legislation changes.

If you own a business and have employees working for you, complying with labour legislation is crucial. If you do not comply, your company can be severely punished. To avoid this, rather rely on the expertise of the professionals, like ourselves.

As your team of labour attorneys, we are on top of the latest developments and adaptions made to labour related laws, enabling us to provide our clients with the correct information pertaining to whatever is required, be it customised contracts or disciplinary hearing assistance.

Our firm is here to assist and advise our clients on various areas of labour law. We are also able to assist with resolution of disputes that have been referred to bargaining councils or the labour court.

How can we help with your labour law requirements?


As a first port of call, we at Etienne Genis Attorneys strive to resolve all disputes via alternative dispute resolution mechanisms and to further assist in a presiding capacity, pertaining to disciplinary hearings.

When working with a client, they can rest assured that they will be assisted throughout the entire process to ensure that their labour agreements and procedures comply with the relevant labour legislation and that procedural and substantive fairness are always adhered to when it comes to their employees.

Some of the services our attorneys offer, include:

  • Settling of all kinds of labour disputes
  • Assistance with retrenchments
  • Chairing of disciplinary hearings
  • Drafting of employee contracts, confidentiality agreements, and/or restraints of trade agreements
  • Representation at the CCMA, Labour Court, or bargaining councils
  • Attending to, and advising on, health and safety aspects
  • Negotiations with employees that are on strike
  • Legal advice on any area of labour law and practice

To find out more about our labour-related services, or to discuss your requirements with us, feel free to give us a call or send us an email. When it comes to dealing with matters related to employment and labour law in Cape Town, clients can have complete confidence in our abilities.

Send us an email to find out more.