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We are legal experts in mine and occupational health and safety (MOHS) in Africa, and we are the only law firm on the continent with a dedicated team of MOHS specialists.
Our specialists have extensive experience advising international mining houses and multinational corporates on compliance with MOHS law, including the South African Mine Health and Safety Act (MHSA), the South African Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHASA) and legislation regarding compensation for work-related deaths, injuries and diseases.
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We advise on all aspects of MOHS law, including:
We are not just experts in the law: what sets us apart is our deep knowledge and understanding of mining and heavy industry, including complex technical issues such as rock engineering, geology, seismology, construction and general engineering.
We regularly comment on amendments to MOHS legislation in South Africa and have been holding in-depth annual MOHS seminars for our clients for more than 25 years.
We appear personally as a trusted advisor for our clients in informal investigations, formal inquiries, inquests, criminal prosecutions, civil court proceedings and dispute resolution.
This means we do not need to outsource court appearances, thereby saving you time, costs and the hassle of having to re-brief third parties.
We have published the following books through LexisNexis:
ENS 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 received the Energy and Natural Resources Team of the Year Award at the African Legal Awards.