Taryn  York

Taryn York


Taryn York is an Associate in our Employment Law practice. Taryn has extensive experience in various aspects of employment law, and in particular, with disputes relating to unfair labour practices, unfair dismissals, retrenchments, restraint of trade agreements and pension fund disputes. Taryn also has experience in reviewing, vetting and drafting various employment agreements, workplace policies and due diligence reports. Taryn has appeared in various forums, including the CCMA, MEIBC, MIBCO and NBCRFLI. Taryn is also able to advise clients on a wide range of immigration related matters.

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Taryn was admitted as an Attorney in 2018.  Following her admission, Taryn worked at an employers' organisation for a year before joining Howes Incorporated Attorneys as an Associate in 2019. Taryn joined CDH as an Associate in 2021.

  • Taryn has experience in representing both individual clients and private entities at the CCMA and various bargaining councils with matters relating to, inter alia, unfair dismissals, unfair labour practice and section 189 processes.
  • Taryn has chaired and prosecuted numerous disciplinary hearings and has assisted clients in initiating internal processes – including disciplinary and grievance processes.
  • Advised on a wide range of employment related matters and has reviewed various employment contracts, restraint of trade agreements and workplace policies.
  • Assisted counsel in employment related proceedings at the CCMA , Labour Court, Magistrates Court as well as the High Court.


  • LLB, University of Johannesburg
  • Advanced Programme in Labour Law (cum laude), University of Pretoria
  • Registered with the Legal Practice Council



  • The South African Society for Labour Law (SASLAW)