Du Toit Attorneys and Specialist
Labour Practitioners was established in 1999 by the Firm’s
Director, Maria Du Toit.
Maria has a passion for the law and
has extensive experience in various practice areas. The Firm
specializes in Labour Law but does not limit itself to only
Labour related matters.
There is a strong interaction
between Labour Law and other areas of law, such as criminal
law, law of contract and non-legal arenas, such as forensic
accounting, which often comes into play in Labour Law
The Firm prides itself on being able
to address all of a client's legal matters and providing a
boutique service. Our Firm’s success is based on
attention to detail, dedication to clients’ matters, regular
progress reports and feedback, transparency and fair
Often the successful outcomes are
secured by implementing tried and tested legal strategies.
The Firm’s success rate is excellent
and the success stories of clients speak for themselves.
Attorneys and Specialist Labour Practitioners have taken on
the giants of South Africa such as Transnet, Spoornet, Road
Accident Fund, South African Police Services, State Security
Agency, Department of Health and Department of Trade and
Industry, a major construction and investment company and
other companies and non-profit organisations including but
not limited to the auditing, fruit industry as well as the
formal church sector and reaped major success for their
clients. The Firm has also represented employers in
the telecommunications, plastic and other manufacturing
industries, pig farming, optometrist and audiologist
practices as well as the financial services industry and we
have stood firm for our clients to their advantage.
Our representation of both employer and employee allows us
to implement legal strategy to the advantage of our clients,
irrespective of their status.
The Attorneys of the Firm do not
limit themselves to Pretoria and have travelled as far as
Cape Town in the past for mass retrenchments (S 189 and S 189A) and disciplinary hearings.
Attorneys of the Firm travel to various CCMA Regional
Offices and our Attorneys have appeared in Pretoria
(Tshwane), Johannesburg, Nelspruit (Mbombela) and Witbank
(Emalahleni) in Mpumalanga, Polokwane and Venda in Limpopo.
does not limit itself to appearances in the CCMA alone, but
have in the past represented clients in the following
Councils with great success:
Transnet Bargaining Council
• Safety and Security Sectoral
• Public Service Co-ordinating
• Public Health and Welfare
Sectoral Bargaining Council
• Metal and Engineering
Industries Bargaining Council