Hedda Schensema focuses on employment and labour law. She advises employers on employment related aspects of transactional, litigation and dispute resolution, regulatory and compliance related matters in the public and private spheres.

Hedda Schensema focuses on employment and labour law. She advises employers on employment related aspects of transactional, litigation and dispute resolution, regulatory and compliance related matters in the public and private spheres.

 

Hedda regularly deals with issues affecting employers on employment equity and unfair discrimination, collective bargaining, claims of victimisation and protected disclosures, and promotion disputes, enforcing and preparing restraint of trade agreements.

 

Advising on a wide range of various forms of unfair dismissals, strike management, interdicting strikes and violence during strikes, and on orderly pickets during strikes, lockouts, changes to conditions of employment, retrenchments and business restructuring also form part of her day-to-day activities.

 

Hedda effectively strategises on all employment related matters, training, reviews of employment contracts and employee policies within various workplaces.

 

She appears in the Labour Court, CCMA and bargaining councils for major corporations and public entities, and provides training on various aspects of labour relations and legislation including performance management, general workplace discipline and amendments to our legislation.

 

She drafts papers for urgent applications, unfair dismissals, retrenchments, transfers, prosecuting and opposing of review applications, rescission applications and interlocutory applications.

 

Hedda has acted as a judge of the Labour Court.

Practices

Employment

 

Education

BA LLB - University of the Witwatersrand

Awards/Rankings

2018 Recommended in Legal 500 Employment

Bar Admissions

2004

 

Languages

English

Afrikaans

German

LinkedIn

https://za.linkedin.com/pub/hedda-schensema/82/4a0/553

Hedda Schensema

Director

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+27 11 523 6163

+27 11 286 6900

Practice area:

Employment/labour

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