Claire is a partner and head of the Employment and Employee Benefits Practice at Webber Wentzel. After completing her articles at Webber Wentzel in 2003, she was appointed as an associate in the employment law department.
Claire graduated with the degrees BA, BA Honours (with distinction) and LLB (with distinction) from the University of the Witwatersrand, and has completed her LLM (Labour Law) through the University of Johannesburg. Claire has also obtained a certificate from the University of the Witwatersrand in Advanced Company Law.
Areas of expertise
Advising clients on all employment law issues
Drafting of contracts
Labour and general litigation in employment tribunals
Labour and High Courts
Employment related commercial law
Sexual harassment advice
Advice on restraints of trade
Unfair competition law
Developing employment policies and procedures
Advice on all employment related legislation
Executive employment; transfers of businesses
Advice on occupational health and safety
Advice on social and labour plans
Labour law training
Acquisition of Kelvin Power Station.
University of South Africa – restructuring.
Advising a number of corporates on a confidential basis on Corporate Governance issues including removal and discharge of Executive Directors.
Advising on the Wal-Mart / Massmart transaction.
Advising Chinese client on employment and health and safety aspects of proposed development of a nuclear power plant in South Africa.
Advising Tanzania Cigarette Corporation on aspects of Tanzanian Employment Law.
Advising Maxam Dantex Explosives in relation to employment aspects of its expansion into West and East Africa.
Advising Astrapak on its corporate reorganisation.