Mayson Petla

Mayson Petla

Associate

Mayson Petla is an Associate in our Employment Law practice. Mayson's practices area include Employment litigation, individual labour law and collective bargaining law. Mayson has acted for clients in a number of industries including mining, manufacturing, engineering and financial services.

Mayson's experience includes inter alia drafting pleadings for CCMA, Labour Court and Bargaining Council proceedings; drafting and revising company policies and employment contracts; drafting legal opinion on a wide range of employment law topics ; providing in-depth employment law related trainings to employers; conducting due diligences employment law issues in commercial transactions; and  Chairing and prosecuting disciplinary enquiries.

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Mayson joined CDH as a Candidate Attorney 2019. He was promoted to Associate in 2021.

  • Drafting pleadings for CCMA, Labour Court and Bargaining Council proceedings.
  • Drafting and revising company policies and employment contracts.
  • Appearing before the CCMA for arbitration proceedings and the Labour Court in review applications.
  • Providing in-depth employment law related trainings to employers.
  • Chairing and prosecuting disciplinary enquiries.
  • Drafting notices for employees to attend disciplinary enquiries and assisting employers with the disciplinary process.
  • Drafting section 189(3) notices and advising employers on the retrenchment process.
  • Conducting employment law related due diligences in commercial transactions.
  • Experience with urgent applications to interdict unprotected strikes and unlawful conduct in the mining

Education

  • LLB, Nelson Mandela University
  • Year of admission as an attorney: 2021

Memberships

  • Black Lawyers Association (BLA