Gillian Lumb

Director, Sector Head

Gillian Lumb is a Director in our Employment Law practice and Head of our Immigration sector. She has extensive experience in all aspects of employment law, including drafting contracts of employment and employee policies and procedures; furnishing advice on restructuring and retrenchments; furnishing advice on the employment law implications of the transfer of a business as a going concern; conducting due diligence exercises from an employment law perspective.

Gillian Lumb

About Gillian

About Gillian

Gillian began her career in 1996 as a Candidate Attorney and was appointed as an Associate at Syfret Godlonton-Fuller Moore (now Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) in 1998. In 2000 Gillian was promoted to Senior Associate and became a Director in 2001.

Credentials

Credentials

Education

  • BA LLB, University of Cape Town
  • Year of admission as an attorney: 1998
  • Registered with the Legal Practice Council

Memberships

  • Cape Law Society Awarded honorary membership of SASLAW (The South African Society for Labour Law) after serving as President and committee member of the Western Cape committee for several years, member of the National committee for 2 years and a Cape Town liaison on the World Congress Local Organising committee,
  • XXI International Society for Labour & Social Security Law World Congress 2015.
  • Member of the Pension Lawyers Association

About Gillian

Gillian began her career in 1996 as a Candidate Attorney and was appointed as an Associate at Syfret Godlonton-Fuller Moore (now Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) in 1998. In 2000 Gillian was promoted to Senior Associate and became a Director in 2001.

Credentials

Education

  • BA LLB, University of Cape Town
  • Year of admission as an attorney: 1998
  • Registered with the Legal Practice Council

Memberships

  • Cape Law Society Awarded honorary membership of SASLAW (The South African Society for Labour Law) after serving as President and committee member of the Western Cape committee for several years, member of the National committee for 2 years and a Cape Town liaison on the World Congress Local Organising committee,
  • XXI International Society for Labour & Social Security Law World Congress 2015.
  • Member of the Pension Lawyers Association

News

Recognition

2021-2023

Chambers Global

  • Chambers Global 2021 - 2023 ranked Gillian in Band 3 for Employment and from 2017 - 2020 she was ranked in Band 4 for Employment.

2017-2023

Legal 500 EMEA

  • Legal 500 EMEA 2017-2023 recommended Gillian in employment. In 2010 and 2012 - 2014 she was recommended in labour and employment and commended her for having 'excellent credentials'.

Chambers Global

  • Chambers Global 2021 - 2023 ranked Gillian in Band 3 for Employment and from 2017 - 2020 she was ranked in Band 4 for Employment.

Legal 500 EMEA

  • Legal 500 EMEA 2017-2023 recommended Gillian in employment. In 2010 and 2012 - 2014 she was recommended in labour and employment and commended her for having 'excellent credentials'.