Yonela Sicam

Yonela Sicam

Senior Associate
Johannesburg, South Africa
T: +21 11 669 9465
E: yonela.sicam@bowmanslaw.com
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Yonela Sicam is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution Department of our Johannesburg office, and a member of the Employment & Benefits practice.

She has advised corporate and public sector clients on matters related to various aspects of employment and administrative law, which include but are not limited to, conducting investigations, fair employment policies and practices, effective collective bargaining, review of arbitration awards and/or judgments, management and implementation of restructuring exercises, preparation in respect of disciplinary inquiries, and effective management of litigious matters.

Yonela has an LLB degree from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.

Specialist Services

Relevant Experience

  • Conducting investigations and drafting reports
  • Reviewing and drafting policies
  • Advising on various aspects relating to trade union recognition and access to the workplace
  • Drafting collective agreements to regulate the introduction of collective bargaining
  • Assisting in negotiating and drafting mutual separation agreements between companies and executives
  • Advising on the management of discipline and performance
  • Assisting in employment litigation and adjudication
  • Proving training regarding various aspects of employment law (sexual harassment, management of discipline and performance in the workplace, collective bargaining and negotiation)
  • Appearing in the Labour Court
  • Representation in CCMA arbitrations
  • Drafting employment contracts for different levels

Publications & Insights