Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
1 Protea Place
Sandton, Johannesburg, 2196
Tel: +27 (0)11 562 1107
Fax: +27 (0)11 562 1607
Aadil Patel is the National Head of the Employment practice. A thought leader in his field, he is recognised for his in-depth expertise in employment law and has acted extensively for various employers in both the public and private sector.
Aadil has worked across multiple jurisdictions in Africa and globally. He has presented on a wide array of legal topics to different audiences and is featured regularly in published articles.
Recognised by both his peers and his clients for his proficiency in employment law, Aadil’s track record include having successfully advised and represented a number of state-owned enterprises as well as companies listed on the JSE.
The Employment Law Practice:
We support our clients by appearing in all employment-related forums including the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), Statutory Councils, Labour Court, Labour Appeal Court, High Court, Supreme Court of Appeal and Constitutional Court. We also assist our clients with private arbitrations. We represent our clients in their dealings with the Department of Labour.
Our expertise extends to advising and representing clients in the following disputes:
- Unfair dismissals
- Unfair labour practices
- Organisational rights
- Collective agreements
- Alleged non-compliance with the Employment Equity Act (EEA)
- Unfair discrimination
- Non-payment of wages, overtime, leave and severance pay
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr:
We are a full service law firm – one of the largest business law firms in South Africa, with more than 350 lawyers and a track record spanning over 165 years.
We are able to provide experienced legal support and an authentic knowledge-based and cost-effective legal service for clients looking to do business in key markets across Africa. Our Africa practice brings together the resources and expertise of leading business law firms across the continent that have direct experience acting for governments, state agencies and multinational organisations. This combined experience across the continent produces an extensive African capability. We also partner with other professional disciplines such as audit, business consulting or corporate finance disciplines to provide a seamless and integrated solution for projects that have a multi-disciplinary dimension.
We focus on a number of key sectors which are active and thriving in Africa, including mining and minerals, telecommunications, energy, oil and gas, banking and finance, projects and infrastructure, hospitality and leisure and arbitration.