Kabelo Komana focuses on all aspects of labour and employment, including dismissals, restructuring, changes to terms and conditions of employment, collective bargaining, and disciplinary proceedings.

Representative experience:

  • Assisted in successfully challenging the unfair dismissal of an executive at a government entity via an urgent application to the Labour Court.

  • Assisted in successfully defending unfair dismissal claims by employees against various government agencies.

  • Representing various individual clients at the CCMA and Labour Court.

  • Assisting in the initiation of disciplinary charges against employees at various government agencies and private sector clients.

  • Assisted in advising a major retailer on the interpretation of its employment contracts in relation to restraint of trade and confidentiality provisions. 

  • Assisted in drafting legal opinions for various clients on various aspects of Labour and Employment law.

  • Facilitates training workshops on applying employment laws in the workplace.

Practice

Labour and Employment Law

Education

2015 BA Psychology – University of Johannesburg
2018 LLB – University of the Witwatersrand

Bar Admissions

2021 Attorney of the High Court, South Africa

Languages

English

Sepedi

Publications

March 2021 – What’s Up with the WhatsApp privacy updates and what does it mean for the employer (with Gugulethu Mthalane)
January 2021 – Conditional employment contracts: fair or unfair (with Gugulethu Mthalane)
July 2020 – Employment Law: Case Update (with Hedda Schensema, Bongani Masuku and Yuri Tangur)
April 2020 – Police brutality during lockdown (with Candice Pillay)
April 2020 – The legality of evictions during the lockdown (with Hopewell Sathekge)

LinkedIn

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kabelo-komana-349548116/

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Kabelo Komana

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+27 81 346 5757

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+27 11 286 6900

Practice area:

Employment/labour