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Fasken

Employment

2 ranked lawyersBand 4South AfricaGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Particularly noted for its advice to clients in the mining and natural resources industries, with further activity in the energy, manufacturing and pharmaceutical sectors. Recognised for its impressive work in pensions and benefits and related litigation. Possesses extensive experience of collective bargaining, industrial action and mass dismissals, alongside other issues such as wage disputes and employee discipline. Well versed in handling employment due diligence as well as the employment and labour repercussions of M&A and corporate restructuring.

Strengths

Interviewees praise the team's "expertise and knowledge" and say "client care and responses are timeous and well structured."

Work highlights

Advised SPX DB Thermal on the retrenchments and demobilisation of staff pursuant to the finalisation of contracts at the Kusile and Medupi power stations.

Notable practitioners

Ludwig Frahm-Arp provides guidance to his clients on issues such as retrenchments and restructurings, as well as labour relations and unfair labour practices disputes. Market sources commend him as "really impressive" and highlight his deep understanding of the mining sector.

Sources are quick to praise Paul Fouché as "extremely knowledgeable and skilled." He provides contentious and advisory counsel to his employer clients on labour relationships and industrial action, dismissals, and workplace health and safety.

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Overview

Part of your reputation depends on having a motivated workforce to implement your strategies and proactively manage risk. Our advice is proactive, pragmatic and cost-effective. We’ll help you conclude innovative collective agreements or create risk management and compliance programs. If disputes arise, we’ll help you defuse tension among stakeholders and skillfully represent your interests in court, before tribunals or at arbitration.

Employment

Fasken

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Location

Inanda Greens, Building 2

54 Wierda Road West

Sandton

Johannesburg

Gauteng

South Africa

2196

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

South Africa

Employment


Ludwig Frahm-Arp
Band 3
Paul Fouché
Band 4