A company’s workforce is its most important asset. Managing employees in today's global market is complex, requiring deep knowledge of developing national and local laws as well as, in many cases, multinational legal requirements and cultural factors.

Representative experience

Advising a major international banking group on the employment aspects of regulatory investigations into LIBOR.

Advising 3M on the employment aspects of its US$1bn acquisition of the Separations Media business of Polypore International, Inc.

Advising Trustees of the Kodak Pension Plan on the transfer of over 4,000 employees in more than 30 jurisdictions into a new employing entity.

Advising a global financial services institution on a high-value claim brought by an employee.

Acting as the go-to employment advisors for TelecityGroup International and its subsidiary TelecityGroup UK.

Acting as principal legal advisor to eBay in the UK, including coordinating the implementation of multijurisdictional projects across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Acting as principal employment law adviser to an international oil company for 20+ years. Advising on issues ranging from standard employment law issues to the more esoteric.

Advising TH Real Estate on its creation through a joint venture, affecting 300 employees across nine jurisdictions.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Tax newsletter - 6 June 2018

Periodical newsletter on tax matters.

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Published Works

Radio interview: SARS/Makwakwa Classic FM

Listen to Wessel Badenhorst, partner at Hogan Lovells, being interviewed by Michael Avery on Classic FM on the Hogan Lovells report on controversial former SARS chief executive for business ...

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Published Works

Hogan Lovells' Makwakwa headache: 'Why we could not break SARS's privilege' Fin24

As much as we wanted to, we could not break SARS's privilege, unless they permitted us to do so, writes partner at Hogan Lovells (South Africa) Wessel Badenhorst for Fin24 about an...

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Employment news

Fortnightly newsletter on employment matters.

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Press Releases

GDPR marks the start of a new era for the digital economy, says Hogan Lovells

LONDON – Coming into effect on 25 May, the  GDPR  has the potential  to  revolutionise  how we treat one of the most valuable assets of our digital age:...

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More proposed amendments to our labour laws, one slower than the other! Employment Newsletter

We have now become accustomed to our statutory employment laws changing every couple of years. By the end of 2017, you will know that these were two Amendment Bills and the introduction of...

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