Andre van Heerden

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Location: Stellenbosch

Tel: +27 (0)21 405 5115

Fax: +27 11 535 8569



Andre van Heerden is a Director in the Employment and Business Crimes & Investigations practice areas. He specialises in commercial employment transactions arising during mergers and acquisitions; employment litigation and dispute resolution; employment law compliance audits; and due diligence investigations. Andre is also experienced in corporate restructures; restraints of trade; employment contracts; disciplinary codes and procedures; and grievance procedures. He also advises on dismissals related to misconduct; poor performance, ill-health and operational requirements; occupational health and safety; and mine health and safety.

  • Business Crimes & Investigations
  • Employment
  • Labour & Employment

Advises in:

  • Commercial employment transactions arising during mergers and acquisitions
  • Employment litigation and dispute resolution
  • Employment law compliance audits and due diligence investigations
  • Corporate restructures
  • Restraints of trade
  • Employment contracts
  • Disciplinary codes and procedures
  • Grievance procedures
  • Advice on dismissals related to misconduct, poor performance, ill-health and operational requirements
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Mine health and safety
  • Business Crimes & Investigations
  • BA (Law) (Rhodes University)
  • BA (Honours) (with distinction) (Rhodes
  • University/University of Leicester)
  • LLB (University of Cape Town) 
  • LLM (specialising in Labour Law) (University of Cape Town)
  • 2013: Associate, Werksmans
  • 2016: Senior Associate, Werksmans