Hedda Schensema

Hedda Schensema


Hedda Schensema is a Director in our Employment Law practice. She focuses on employment and labour law. From time to time Hedda acts in the Labour Court as a Judge and regularly appears in the Labour Court, CCMA and bargaining councils for major corporations and public entities and provides training on various aspects of labour relations and legislation including performance management, general workplace discipline and amendments to our legislation.

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Hedda Schensema joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a Director in 2020.

Hedda advises employers on employment related aspects of transactional, litigation and dispute resolution, regulatory and compliance related matters in the public and private spheres. 

Hedda has extensive experience to effectively strategise and advise on all employment related matters, training, reviews of employment contracts, restraint of trades, unfair competition, and employee policies within various workplaces.


  • BA LLB, University of the Witwatersrand
  • Year of admission as an attorney: 2004
  • Registered with the Legal Practice Council


  • The South African Society for Labour Law (SASLAW)
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