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Rosalind Davey

Partner and Team Leader | Johannesburg

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Overview

Rosalind Davey is a partner and team leader in our Johannesburg office Employment & Benefits Practice.  She acts for clients on matters relating to employment litigation including urgent applications, interdicts, reviews, dismissal disputes, arbitrations and general litigation. Rosalind’s experience extends to a wide range of non-litigious employment law matters and matters of a commercial nature with employment implications such as strategic planning, restructuring and outsourcing.

She also has extensive experience general employment law, the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, retrenchments, performance management, disciplinary hearings and arbitrations. Rosalind has acted as a judge in the Labour Court of South Africa.

Rosalind has experience in advising on social media law, drafting social media policies and providing training on understanding and managing the risks of social media in the workplace.

Experience

Jurisdictions worked: South Africa

  • General labour/employment law including:
    • Advisory and opinion work
    • Transactional work
    • Due diligence
    • Employment litigation
    • Transfers of undertakings
    • Retrenchments
    • Discrimination
    • Unfair labour practices
    • Handling strikes
    • Collective bargaining
    • Alternative dispute resolution
    • Drafting contracts and policies
    • Adjudicating disputes
    • Appearances in the Labour Court, Magistrate’s Court and employment Tribunals
    • Remote work and hybrid policies
    • Vaccine mandates
  • Social media law – drafting policies, providing advice and training on, among others:
    • Constitutional law
    • Defamation
    • Delict
    • Vicarious liability
    • Managing possible brand damage
    • Ownership disputes
    • Protecting confidential information and trade secrets
  • Providing training to clients

Awards

  • Rosalind received a Certificate of Contribution: World Justice Project.

‘Karen Fulton, Rosalind Davey, and Mbali Mnyandu have been stellar in their work. Their ability to immediately provide assistance for complex matters is unique. Would always highly recommend these individuals and practice team.’  – Legal 500, 2024

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from University of KwaZulu-Natal.

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Overview

Rosalind Davey is a partner and team leader in our Johannesburg office Employment & Benefits Practice.  She acts for clients on matters relating to employment litigation including urgent applications, interdicts, reviews, dismissal disputes, arbitrations and general litigation. Rosalind’s experience extends to a wide range of non-litigious employment law matters and matters of a commercial nature with employment implications such as strategic planning, restructuring and outsourcing.

She also has extensive experience general employment law, the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, retrenchments, performance management, disciplinary hearings and arbitrations. Rosalind has acted as a judge in the Labour Court of South Africa.

Rosalind has experience in advising on social media law, drafting social media policies and providing training on understanding and managing the risks of social media in the workplace.

Experience

Jurisdictions worked: South Africa

  • General labour/employment law including:
    • Advisory and opinion work
    • Transactional work
    • Due diligence
    • Employment litigation
    • Transfers of undertakings
    • Retrenchments
    • Discrimination
    • Unfair labour practices
    • Handling strikes
    • Collective bargaining
    • Alternative dispute resolution
    • Drafting contracts and policies
    • Adjudicating disputes
    • Appearances in the Labour Court, Magistrate’s Court and employment Tribunals
    • Remote work and hybrid policies
    • Vaccine mandates
  • Social media law – drafting policies, providing advice and training on, among others:
    • Constitutional law
    • Defamation
    • Delict
    • Vicarious liability
    • Managing possible brand damage
    • Ownership disputes
    • Protecting confidential information and trade secrets
  • Providing training to clients

Awards

  • Rosalind received a Certificate of Contribution: World Justice Project.

‘Karen Fulton, Rosalind Davey, and Mbali Mnyandu have been stellar in their work. Their ability to immediately provide assistance for complex matters is unique. Would always highly recommend these individuals and practice team.’  – Legal 500, 2024

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