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Sherisa  Rajah

Sherisa Rajah

Partner Fasken
I am a passionate and an energetic attorney, focused on achieving results for my clients.
Jurisdiction South Africa, 2009
Language(s) English, Zulu, Afrikaans
办事处 Johannesburg
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Sherisa Rajah is a labour, employment and human rights lawyer in Fasken’s Johannesburg office. With a particular focus on forensic enquiries relating to employee misconduct, labour litigation and employment law, she represents clients in the financial, manufacturing (including automotive manufacturing), pharmaceutical, construction, mining, and SoE and municipal sectors. Sherisa has also acted for a number of incubator funds empowering entrepreneurs in the start up space. Sherisa's experience extends to across multiple jurisdictions in Africa.

An experienced practitioner, Sherisa assists clients with grievances, chairing and prosecuting disciplinary hearings, drafting pleadings and various applications, including restraints of trade, and conducting trials in the Labour Court, Labour Appeal Court and the Constitutional Court in the public and the private sector. She is no stranger to the Public Servants Act or the Public Finance Management Act, as a result.

Dealing with a broad range of mandates on behalf of clients, she skillfully handles demarcation disputes, contracts of employment, benefit and incentive schemes, forensic enquiries relating to employee misconduct, and conducting employment and corporate governance focussed due diligence investigations relating to human resources, and restraint of trade advice and litigation.

 

In terms of arbitrations, she deals with in limine applications pertaining to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration, and other statutory tribunals. Sherisa also has expertise in labour relations management issues in the workplace, including collective bargaining with the trade unions, and providing advice and training on the interpretation and application of employment legislation.

  • H1 League Table, 2012 to 2017
  • Legal 500 EMEA, The Legal 500 Europe Middle East & Africa 2017
2012 to 2017 H1 League Table Advised as part of a team in a number of merger and acquisition corporate finance transactions that were recognised by H1 League Table (2012 to date).
2017 The Legal 500 Europe Middle East & Africa Legal 500 EMEA Recognised by Legal 500 EMEA for her expertise in the field of Labour and Employment (2017).
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Education

  • Diploma, Pension Fund Law University of South Africa
  • LLB University of KwaZulu-Natal

社区参与

  • Participated in the SASLAW pro bono project at the Labour Court (2009 to present).

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, American Bar Association (2016)
  • Member, Law Society of the Northern Provinces
  • Member, Black Management Forum (2015)
  • Member, National Association of Democratic Lawyers (2015) 
  • Member, South African Society for Labour Law (SASLAW) (2009 to present).
Speaker Industrial Action and Employee Engagement Conference: "Would sexual harassment be a palatable idea?" Shop Steward, Industrial Action and Employee Engagement Conference location location Johannesburg , GT, South Africa Park Inn, Sandton
Speaker Workplace Behaviour Conference 2018 Workplace Behaviour Conference 2018 location location Cape Town, South Africa
Speaker Employment Equity Training program in partnership with the Black Management Forum

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