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Verushka is an employment lawyer based in Johannesburg. She specialises in labour litigation and has experience in individual and collective disputes.
Verushka joined the Durban practice in March 2002, qualified as an attorney in 2004 and was appointed as a director in 2008.
Verushka’s experience includes expertise in employment and labour law with particular focus on drafting employment contracts, advising and litigating collective and individual labour disputes, and strikes.
In July 2009 she took up a position as Senior Legal Advisor in the Legal Department of Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd, where she gained valuable experience in-house, advising on a wide range of employment law issues, before returning to practice in April 2011.
Verushka has extensive experience in the retail and FMCG industries, working closely with multi-national clients in various employment matters, with a particular focus on collective bargaining.She recently led the legal team that represented Edcon Limited in the seminal Constitutional Court matter of Steenkamp and Others v Edcon Limited, which changed the law in respect of mass retrenchments.
She holds a B.A. and LLB degrees at Rhodes University.