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EMPLOYMENT LAW SIMPLIFIED

Individual labour law and Collective labour law

LABOUR LAW SPECIALISTS

Need a correspondent attorney in Port Elizabeth?

Boyens Attorneys is a boutique law firm specialising in labour law. We are conveniently located in close proximity to the Labour Court, High Court and the CCMA. Our office can also attend to High Court matters.

 

Our firm can assist with the following:

  • Filing and service of documents
  • Following up on matters
  • Obtaining arbitration records and facilitating the transcription thereof
  • Indexing and pagination Labour Court appearances
  • Arguing of review and condonation applications

COVID-19 NATIONAL LOCK-DOWN

Retrenchments & disciplinary proceedings

Strategies and options for employers

During and after the National Lock-down, various companies will be faced with operational and/or economic difficulties and might consider further short-time, temporary layoffs or even reduction of salaries.

We will be able to assist with legal strategies and processes, enabling you to engage with your employees and implement such scenarios or options.

In this regard, it is important to consult with us first, before embarking on any process in respect of either implementing short-time, lay-offs or reduction of salary.

We are set up to assist you remotely with advice and guidance in respect of any retrenchment or Lock-out proceedings.

In addition, we can still assist in any disciplinary or workplace-related issues during the extended lock-down period.

Please feel free to contact us, should you require any assistance

SERVICES

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Individual Labour Law

  • Drafting of employment contracts
  • Drafting of employment policies, including restraint of trade and confidentiality agreements
  • Advising on and chairing of disciplinary, incapacity and performance enquiries
  • Advice on and facilitation of retrenchments and restructuring exercises
  • Assisting with day to day management of labour relations
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Advising & Assisting Companies

  • Drafting of employment contracts
  • Drafting of employment policies, including restraint of trade and confidentiality agreements
  • Advising on and chairing of disciplinary, incapacity and performance enquiries
  • Advice on and facilitation of retrenchments and restructuring exercises
  • Assisting with day to day management of labour relations
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Dispute Resolution & Litigation

  • Arbitrations at the CCMA and various Bargaining Councils
  • Labour Court Litigation
  • Review applications
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Collective Labour Law

  • Assisting in organisational Rights Disputes
  • Conducting of union negotiations
  • Drafting of recognition agreements
  • Industrial action (strike) management
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Restraint of Trade

  • Assisting with enforcement and opposing of restraint of trade agreements
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Training

  • Training on the day to day management of labour relations in the workplace
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Other Services

  • Family law – drafting of Antenuptial Contracts & Divorce
  • Wills and Estates
  • Motor Vehicle Accident Claims

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ABOUT US

Who we are and what we do here at Boyens Attorneys Inc.

Meet Marco Boyens

Marco is the founder and Managing Director of Boyens Attorneys Inc. Previously he was employed by a national labour law consultancy firm and employer’s organisation as a provincial manager.

During his period at these institutions Marco finalised his Master’s degree cum laude at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and consequently attained extensive experience in labour law, with a successful track record in dispute resolution.

Marco has comprehensive experience in all areas of employment law, including dispute resolution & litigation at the CCMA & various Bargaining Councils. He is particularly recognised for resolving legal disputes in an accurate, swift and cost effective manner. He assists and advises a large and diverse client base with the effective management of their day-to-day labour issues.

Meet Magdel Van Schalkwyk

Magdel studied towards a B.A in Law degree and followed by an LLB degree at the University of the North West, Potchefstroom Campus. She moved to Port Elizabeth at the end of 2017 and commenced her articles at a well-known family law firm where she gained experience in both High and Magistrates Court matters.

Magdel was admitted as an attorney of the High Court in December 2019 and has a passion for litigation and problem-solving. She joined our team in April 2020 and works in the litigation department. She also assists our director with correspondent matters.

She enjoys road and trail running and is an active member at Crusaders Athletics Club. She further loves equine sport, wine tasting and art exhibitions.

ABOUT US

Who we are and what we do here at Boyens Attorneys Inc.

Meet Marco Boyens

Marco is the founder and Managing Director of Boyens Attorneys Inc. Previously he was employed by a national labour law consultancy firm and employer’s organisation as a provincial manager.

During his period at these institutions Marco finalised his Master’s degree cum laude at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and consequently attained extensive experience in labour law, with a successful track record in dispute resolution.

Marco has comprehensive experience in all areas of employment law, including dispute resolution & litigation at the CCMA & various Bargaining Councils. He is particularly recognised for resolving legal disputes in an accurate, swift and cost effective manner. He assists and advises a large and diverse client base with the effective management of their day-to-day labour issues.

Meet Magdel Van Schalkwyk

Magdel studied towards a B.A in Law degree and followed by an LLB degree at the University of the North West, Potchefstroom Campus. She moved to Port Elizabeth at the end of 2017 and commenced her articles at a well-known family law firm where she gained experience in both High and Magistrates Court matters.

Magdel was admitted as an attorney of the High Court in December 2019 and has a passion for litigation and problem-solving. She joined our team in April 2020 and works in the litigation department. She also assists our director with correspondent matters.

She enjoys road and trail running and is an active member at Crusaders Athletics Club. She further loves equine sport, wine tasting and art exhibitions.

IN ASSOCIATION WITH:

MINNAAR NIEHAUS ATTORNEYS

CONTACT US

We look forward to hearing from you.

Marco Boyens

Managing Director

M   082 329 1994

F   086 552 2830

E   marco@boyensattorneys.co.za

22 Bird Street, Central, Port Elizabeth

Magdel Van Schalkwyk

Associate

M   081 766 0068

F   086 552 2830

E   magdel@boyensattorneys.co.za