Jonathan is an employment and labour lawyer based in Johannesburg.
He specialises in employment related litigation and deals with both collective and individual labour law. He also has an interest in section 197 transfers and has significant experience in designing and implementing compliant equalisations from both a legal and financial perspective. Jonathan advises clients from a wide range of sectors, including the retail, hospitality, aviation, energy and petroleum, mining and services sectors. He also has a passion for training and has conducted seminars and lectures up to master's degree level.
Jonathan obtained the degrees B.Comm, LLB and LLM (cum laude) from the University of Stellenbosch before joining the practice in 2001. He was admitted as an attorney in 2003 and also obtained further qualifications in labour law and pension funds law. After departing from the practice, Jonathan went on to head up the Johannesburg office of a reputable employment law firm, before re-joining the practice in August 2013.
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