Quality Service for Quality Clients

Our Services Include:

BRETT PURDON ATTORNEYS is a firm of specialist labour attorneys, representing primarily organized labour and individual employees.

  • the rendering of tactical advice;
  • assistance in conducting industrial action at a national and regional level; and
  • litigation before all of the labour tribunals, including:
    • the CCMA;
    • Statutory Bargaining Councils;
    • the Labour Court;
    • the Labour Appeal Court;
    • the Supreme Court of Appeal;
    • the Constitutional Court; as well as
    • the Magistrate’s Court; and
    • the High Court.
  • the capacity to undertake criminal law, mainly in the assistance rendered to strikers during the course of industrial action;
  • over the years, engaging in varied litigation on behalf of Lawyers for Human Rights, the Legal Resources Centre and SAPHOR, being public interest litigation and human rights advocacy;
  • provision of training;
  • most fields of civil litigation;
  • an enviable track record in Human Rights litigation.
  • Chairing disciplinary enquiries,
  • Rendering advice on labour compliance issues.

Our client base includes:

• a number of major South African trade unions • various tertiary education unions; and • various smaller and unaffiliated unions; • various NGOs; • individuals across the employment spectrum, and • rendering specialist advice to various corporate entities

Your Case Is in Good Hands

about us

The practice was established in 2002, following the dissolution of the practice of Chennels Albertyn, a pioneering South African labour firm.