Employment Contracts

We assist companies with the drafting of different types of employment contracts such as fixed term contracts, temporary employment services contracts and permanent employment contracts. We also offer unique legal services to employees in respect of any employment related dispute.

We offer assistance to corporations with the drafting, vetting and implementation of contracts of employment. To employees we provide a unique consulting service that reviews and explains the employee’s rights and obligations emanating from the employment contract. Section 29 of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act stipulates that an employer must supply an employee, when the employee commences employment, with certain particulars in writing. We assist individuals to ensure that the employer complies with its statutory obligations. In light of the aforementioned we provide the following services:

For the employer: 

  • The drafting of an employment contract.
  • The review of your current employment contracts, ensuring compliance with legislation.
  • Assistance and consultation to ensure compliance with the statutory prescribed employment laws.

If you are an employee:

  • Review of your current employment contract.
  • Assistance in concluding the employment contract.

Testimonials

Jackie Vorster
Joint Aid Management International

"We have found Higgs Attorneys to be an incredibly knowledgeable and professional firm, always guiding our labour decisions according to the law and with the best interests of the organisation at heart."

Margot van Ryneveld
Holy Rosary Primary School Principal

"When there is a crisis I have no hesitation in saying “Don’t speak to me, speak to my attorneys! Higgs Attorneys!"

Dr Penny Law
Director, Regenesys Business School

"The attorneys listened carefully to my needs and provided sound legal opinion in accessible language. They kept me constantly informed about the status of the case."

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