|Practice:||Employment, Health & Safety Practice|
|Telephone:||+27 11 530 5572|
Prévot van der Merwe is a partner in the Employment, Health & Safety Practice at Webber Wentzel.
He specialises in collective labour law, labour litigation and employment advisory work. He has extensive experience in collective bargaining matters, dealing with grievances, disciplinary processes and hearings. He has assisted clients with a number of complex issues including: the employment law aspects of restructurings and mergers; drafting of company employment policies and procedures; and conducting due diligence investigations relating to human resources. He frequently represents clients (including State Owned Companies) in the Labour Court in respect of urgent applications. Prévot has also been involved in arbitrations and in limine applications pertaining to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) and various industry Bargaining Councils.
He has advised clients across a range of industries including: mining, energy, financial, food & beverage, automotive, engineering and telecommunications.
He is a member of the Johannesburg Attorneys Association as well as the South African Society for Labour Law (SASLAW) and a part of the SASLAW Pro-Bono Project at the Labour Court in Johannesburg.
Prévot has BA and LLB degrees from Stellenbosch University. He has also completed advanced Certificate Courses at the University of the Witwatersrand and at the University of South Africa.
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