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Jayson  Kent

Jayson Kent

Senior Associate | Employment
mobile +27 76 731 8900

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practical experience

Jayson Kent is a Senior Associate in ENSafrica’s Employment department. He specialises in employment law litigation and has a keen interest in both collective and individual employment law.  Jayson has gained extensive experience in collective bargaining disputes and strike law. He has been involved in several reported Labour Court, Labour Appeal Court and Constitutional Court cases which have developed various legal aspects of the right to strike and collective bargaining.

Jayson is closely involved in advising clients – including employers and executive-level employees – on a broad range of disciplinary and other employment law related issues, including large-scale retrenchments and section 197 transfers. Jayson’s experience includes appearances for applications and arbitrations at the Labour Court, CCMA (Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration) and Bargaining Councils.

Jayson has also presented training workshops on management of strike action, internal disciplinary hearings and managing poor performance, amongst other employment related topics.

area of expertise



  • BCom (University of Johannesburg)
  • LLB (University of Johannesburg)
  • Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa