Sbu Gule

Global Chairman / Chairman - Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa

Sbu Gule

Johannesburg

T:+27 11 685 8647

F:+27 11 301 3200

Sbu Gule is Global Chairman of Norton Rose Fulbright and the Chairman of our South Africa practice. He focuses on employment and labour law and immigration.

He represents major corporate clients based locally and overseas in all economic sectors as well as government and parastatals in all areas of Employment and Labour Law and Immigration Law. Sibusiso has vast experience in advising on all employment aspects arising from business sales, restructurings and shutdowns. He has been involved in Labour and Employment Law for more than 20 years and has written articles on the subject, some of which have been published in newspapers including the Sunday Times, Business Day and other law journals. He has been involved in landmark cases reported in Labour and employment law reports and has gained experience in litigation in the Magistrate’s Court and the High Court, as well as in commercial matters. He has acted as a judge in the Labour Court and has sat as an assessor in the High Court.

Sibusiso is a graduate of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (formerly University of Natal) where he obtained BA LLB degrees. He was appointed as a director in 2001. Before joining the practice he was a partner in a firm which was one of the leading black labour and employment law firms in Kwa-Zulu Natal. He is a member of the Supervisory Board of our South African practice. He is also a member the Candidate Attorneys Recruitment Committee, and a chairman of the Transformation Consultative Forum, which are sub-committees of the Supervisory Board.

  • Publications

    Employment and labour - December 2011

    The Constitutional court has confirmed the advice we have been giving you that section 197 of the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (the “LRA”) applies to second and fur....

    December 14, 2011

  • News

    Business Report - Sbu Gule

    Sbu Gule is quoted in an article that discusses South Africa’s poor economic and employment status, with particular relevance to the five-month strike in the platinu.

    June 12, 2014

    Insurance Gateway - Sbu Gule

    Insurance Gateway announces Sbu Gule in becoming the first South African global chairman of Norton Rose Fulbright..

    June 05, 2014