Jason Whyte

Director
Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc

Cape Town
South Africa
T:+27 21 405 1208
Cape Town
South Africa
T:+27 21 405 1208
Jason Whyte

Jason Whyte

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Biography

Jason is an employment and labour lawyer based in Cape Town. Jason has been specialising in labour related matters since admission in 1998.

Jason has extensive experience litigating for, and appearing on behalf of clients, in the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration, Industry Bargaining Councils as well as the Labour and Labour Appeal Courts.

He also specialises in the provision of general employment and labour law advice, the drafting of contracts and collective agreements.  He has, for many years, been active in supporting clients in collective bargaining and strike disputes. 

Jason is able to provide advice, guidance and representation to clients within the medical scheme and retirement fund regulatory environments. He appears before the Financial Services Tribunal and Council for Medical Schemes.

Jason has experience in investigations concerning alleged corruption within both private and public sector clients and has recently acted as project lead for an investigation into tender irregularities for a large metro municipalities.

Jason is a former President of the Western Cape Chapter of the South African Society for Labour Law and sits on the Cape Law Society and Law Society of South Africa specialist committees for labour law.

He has acted as a Judge in the Labour Court.

Jason has obtained a BA LLB from the University of the Witwatersrand and a LLM from the University of Stellenbosch.


Professional experience

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  • Attorney, qualified in South Africa 1998