Dhevarsha Ramjettan
Position: Partner
 
Practice: Employment, Health & Safety Practice, Mining Energy and Natural Resources
 
Office: Johannesburg
 
Telephone: +27 11 530 5707
 
Email: dhevarsha.ramjettan@webberwentzel.com
 

Dhevarsha Ramjettan is a partner in the Employment, Health and Safety Practice at Webber Wentzel.

She specialises in all aspects of corporate employment law with a keen interest in restraint of trade matters, advising clients on employment issues where companies are undergoing business rescue, transfers of businesses as a going concern, employment related medical malpractice issues, mass retrenchments and general employment related litigation.  Dhevarsha has extensive experience in advising companies in respect of the dismissal of executive employees in particular where there are poor work performance issues. She has conducted numerous large-scale employment focussed due diligences, with a particular focus on post retirement medical aid and defined pension benefits. She also advises on regulatory registrations required for specific positions as contemplated in the Construction Regulation to the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other related legislation.

Dhevarsha drafts employment policies and procedures, executive employment contracts and advises on employee incentive agreements and employee share ownership schemes. Her expertise extends to employment equity, labour court matters and arbitrations before the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration.

She has advised clients across a range of industries, including: electronics, media, banking, agricultural, retail, metal, mining, medical and insurance.

Dhevarsha is a member of the South African Society for Labour Law and a board member of the Johannesburg Children's Home and CAMAF. She has BA and LLB degrees from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.  She also has an LLM degree from the University of Johannesburg.

Areas of expertise
  • Employment law
  • Employee benefits
  • Immigration law
  • Medical aid, pension, provident law
  • Construction regulations
Highlights

Member of the:

  • South African Society for Labour Law (SASLAW) (2011 to present).