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We are legal experts in employment in Africa, with more than 50 dedicated employment and labour lawyers.

 

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Proven track record

We have deep expertise and experience in providing bespoke, practical, business savvy advice that is tailor-made for your unique requirements.

We are highly ranked by prestigious international ranking agencies Chambers Global and Legal 500 and we have twice been named Employment Team of the Year at the African Legal Awards.

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Time and cost savings

For each of our clients, we put together a specific, unique team of senior and junior lawyers who each have deep specialist expertise in employment law. They work together at the relevant level, ensuring fast turnaround times and appropriate costing.

In addition, we offer you the choice of using our own internal counsel, which also limits time and costs.

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African footprint

Multi-jurisdictional businesses face significant risks, as well as the challenge of complying with vastly different laws and regulations.

We are Africa’s largest law firm, with offices in Eastern, Southern and Western Africa. With more than 600 specialist practitioners, we have deep expertise and the capacity to solve all your legal, tax, forensics and IP requirements, and help you navigate regulatory hurdles, no matter where in Africa you do business.

Because we have had many years of practical experience working on the ground throughout the continent, we have developed a proven track record and a solid understanding of local cultural, commercial and geopolitical contexts, as well as long-standing partnerships with trusted firms with whom we work.

totally committed to providing the best service and solutions every time
Chambers Global Guide
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awards and rankings

ENSafrica is recognised by leading international ranking agencies, including Chambers Global, Legal 500, IFLR1000 and the World Tax Guide, for achieving consistently high standards.

Furthermore, the firm is a regular recipient of regional awards such as DealMakers and has twice received the Employment Team of the Year Award at the African Legal Awards.

Chambers GlobalLegal 500IFLR1000Dealmaker Awards
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ENSafrica is a large multi-disciplinary employment and labour team which advises on high-level matters throughout the African continent
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ENSafrica has experience across a plethora of employment issues, including industrial action, lockouts and employee misconduct
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the firm is additionally noted for its expertise in employment issues stemming from corporate restructuring, as well as executive terminations and unfair discrimination cases
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notable experience handling issues relating to the outsourcing of labour
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they understand our business and always provide pragmatic solutions to complex issues
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