Fairbridges Wertheim Becker’s David Short joins the Labour Court bench

David Short served on the bench of the Labour Court as an acting judge in the earlier part of January this year.

This is the second time David has been invited to act as a judge in the Labour Court, and he presided over various matters, including review applications.

David is a Director at Fairbridges Wertheim Becker. He has extensive experience and has assisted a wide range of corporate and other clients in all aspects of labour and employment law.  He regularly assists clients with the drafting of employment contracts, policies and procedures.  He has specialist expertise in strike handling and collective bargaining as well as with drafting and conducting urgent applications interdicting unlawful behavior in strikes.

David advises and assists clients before the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), Bargaining Councils and the Labour Court where he often appears personally. His specialist areas of practice include:-

  • All aspects of Employment Law and Litigation
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Education Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Pension Law

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