Annelle has experience in general Employment Law and Dispute Resolution. Her experience includes drafting employment contracts, reviewing HR policies and procedures, chairing disciplinary hearings, drafting charge sheets and representing clients at and/or assisting clients in preparing for hearings in the Labour Court and the CCMA. She advises a wide range of clients on various aspects of Employment Law, including retrenchments, unfair and constructive dismissals, unfair labour practices, sexual harassment and section 197 transfers. In the Labour Court, Annelle’s experience includes reviews of arbitration awards, condonation and rescission applications, urgent applications, obtaining interdicts against strike and protest action and the enforcement of restraint of trade agreements.

Annelle is a member of the South African Society for Labour Law (SASLAW) and provides advice at the SASLAW Pro Bono Office at the Labour Court in Johannesburg.

Annelle also has experience in general Corporate and Commercial practice. Her experience includes negotiating commercial arrangements, drafting various commercial agreements, drafting constitutional and corporate documents, due diligence and general transactional work, general corporate administration, and advising on aspects of the Companies Act No. 71 of 2008.


Engagements

Annelle has been involved in a number of due diligence investigations in both Employment and Corporate & Commercial law spheres in respect of merger, acquisition, structuring and restructuring transactions in the retail, freight and logistics, hospitality and gaming, IT outsourcing and mining industries.


Education

  • B.Com, Stellenbosch University (2013)

  • LLB, Stellenbosch University (2015)

  • Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2018


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