Johannesburg (South Africa) – Johannesburg senior associate, Venolan Naidoo has recently been elected as the National Vice-President for the South African Society of Labour Law (SASLAW). Venolan, along with his fellow committee members, will serve the SASLAW community, a non-profit organization made up of more than 1450 members. The aim of the Society is to promote the advancement of labour law as a legal and academic discipline, and encourage collaboration between lawyers and other experts within the field of labour law. Prior to his appoint as National Vice-President Venolan was also appointed as a committee member on SASLAW’s National Committee where he served the community by managing the national pro bono portfolio.
Venolan has been a member of SASLAW since 2012. His notable achievements to date include him being awarded the individual pro bono award for the Western Cape chapter, at SASLAW’s 20th National Conference. This award acknowledged his work which demonstrated diligence, quality, and having the highest hours in the Western Cape for the 2016/2017 year period.
In May 2018, he was appointed as an executive committee member on SASLAW’s Western Cape Chapter until January 2020 before joining Fasken in Johannesburg. During this time Venolan served the SASLAW Western Cape Chapter community assisting in its events and chapter pro bono portfolio.