Lavery Modise focuses on all aspects of employment and labour law and represents clients in all courts up to the Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court.

He has from 2002 to date been intermittently been invited to act as a judge of the Labour Court.

 

He has since 2002 to date been the chairman of the General Public Service Sectoral Bargaining Council.

 

He acts as arbitrator and mediator in labour related matters for corporate, state owned entities and government departments.

Lavery Modise focuses on all aspects of employment and labour law and represents clients in all courts up to the Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court.

 

He has from 2002 to date been intermittently been invited to act as a judge of the Labour Court.

 

He has since 2002 to date been the chairman of the General Public Service Sectoral Bargaining Council.

 

He acts as arbitrator and mediator in labour related matters for corporate, state owned entities and government departments.

 

Lavery has advised a number of prominent companies and boards as well as state-owned entities such as South African Revenue Service, South African Broadcasting Corporation, Multichoice, Nozala Investments, National Energy Regulator of South Africa, Department of Science and Technology, CIDA City Campus, University of Johannesburg, Eastern Cape Gambling Board, Gauteng Tourism Authority and the National Prosecution Authority on executive employee exits and aspects of employment law

He has chaired various disciplinary inquiries relating to misconduct committed by senior management executives at entities such as the Mpumalanga Provincial Legislature, Department of Labour, Department of Home Affairs, Wits University, Mbombela Municipality and the Limpopo Provincial Transport Department

Lavery has been recognised from 2014–2019 in The Best Lawyers in South Africa for Labour and Employment, and has been recommended in Legal 500 as a “seasoned professional with extensive court experience”. Chambers Global ranked him, as “Eminent Practitioner” and the South African Professional Services Awards presented him with their Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016.

 

Practices

Employment

Administrative & Public Law

 

Education

BA - University of Fort Hare

LLB - University of the Witwatersrand

Awards/Rankings

2019 Recognised in The Best Lawyers in South Africa for Labour and Employment Law

2019 Recognised in The Best Lawyers in South Africa for Litigation

Bar Admissions

1991

 

Languages

English

Afrikaans

Zulu

Setswana

Southern Sotho

Sepedi

Xhosa

LinkedIn

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Lavery Modise

Consultant

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+27 11 523 6011

+27 11 286 6900

Practice area:

Employment/labour

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