Anli Bezuidenhout

Anli Bezuidenhout


Anli Bezuidenhout is a Director in our Employment Law practice. Anli has advised both local and international clients on all aspects of South African employment law. Anli specialises in individual labour law and has vast experience in assisting clients with employment related due diligences for the purpose of potential mergers and acquisitions.

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Anli joined CDH as a Candidate Attorney in 2012. She was appointed as an Associate in 2014 and was promoted to Senior Associate in 2016. Anli has extensive experience in all matter's employment related and has advised both public and private companies in various sectors. Anli specialises in individual labour law and is based in Cape Town, while working for a Johannesburg team. Anli was appointed Director in 2021.

Anli has advised clients in disciplinary proceedings, suspensions, investigations and defending CCMA or Labour Court disputes. She has chaired and prosecuted disciplinary enquiries, including mass disciplinary enquiries. She also has experience in advising on large scale and small-scale retrenchments and defending any subsequent disputes.

Anli has conducted numerous employment related due diligences for various public and high profile mergers and acquisitions. She has experience with urgent applications to interdict unprotected strikes, picketing and breach of restraints of trade.

Anli has also drafted several legal opinions for local and international clients on compliance, procedure and strategies regarding all aspects of South African employment law, including the drafting of contracts of employment and employment related policies.

Anli presents training on developments in the law, best practice for industrial relations and how to decriminalise disciplinary proceedings, both at internal webinars, but also on various media platforms.

  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2021 recommended Anli for employment.


  • LLB, University of Stellenbosch
  • Admission as an attorney: 2014
  • Post-graduate diploma in Labour Law, University of Cape Town.
  • Enrolled with the Legal Practice Council


  • South African Society for Labour Law
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