Practice

Employment

A company’s workforce is its most important asset. Managing employees in today's global market is complex, requiring deep knowledge of developing national and local laws as well as, in many cases, multinational legal requirements and cultural factors.

Representative experience

Advising a major international banking group on the employment aspects of regulatory investigations into LIBOR.

Advising 3M on the employment aspects of its US$1bn acquisition of the Separations Media business of Polypore International, Inc.

Advising Trustees of the Kodak Pension Plan on the transfer of over 4,000 employees in more than 30 jurisdictions into a new employing entity.

Advising a global financial services institution on a high-value claim brought by an employee.

Acting as the go-to employment advisors for TelecityGroup International and its subsidiary TelecityGroup UK.

Acting as principal legal advisor to eBay in the UK, including coordinating the implementation of multijurisdictional projects across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Acting as principal employment law adviser to an international oil company for 20+ years. Advising on issues ranging from standard employment law issues to the more esoteric.

Advising TH Real Estate on its creation through a joint venture, affecting 300 employees across nine jurisdictions.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Headhunted and then retrenched

Very often an employee who was headhunted, rises as a defence that he be insulated from a retrenchment process. At face value, this seems like a fair objection. Is it really? While...

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Published Works

Race discrimination: Employers not "innocent bystanders" Without Prejudice

In recent months, South African society has witnessed an upsurge of racist incidents that have resulted in certain people becoming household names for all the wrong reasons. Names such as...

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Labour law amendments 2018

The following Acts have finally been assented to by President Ramaphosa. We have reviewed the Bills in previous editions of Employment News and discussed them at our employment seminars in...

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Employment news

Weekly newsletter on employment matters.

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Business restructures: How important is the first statutory consultation notice to employees?

Human resources practitioners are often called upon to advise and lead employee consultation in a business restructure. Sometimes, a legal review of the statutory consultation notice issued ...

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Employment news

Weekly newsletter on employment matters.

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