Reynaud Daniels

South Africa

Cheadle Thompson & Haysom
5th Floor, Libridge
25 Ameshoff Street

Tel: +27(0)11 403-2765


Reynaud Daniels specialises in labour law. He has extensive litigation experience, and regularly appears in the CCMA, bargaining councils and the Labour Courts. He advises employees and various trade unions on all aspects of labour law.

Reynaud has litigated in several precedent-setting cases, including the Constitutional Court decisions in Equity Aviation Services (Pty) Ltd v CCMA & others and SATAWU and Others v Moloto N.O. and Another.

Reynaud has also served as an acting judge of the Labour Court and is ranked with Chambers & Partners Global and The Legal 500 for his expertise in employment law.

The firm is a leading South African labour law firm and counts amongst its directors and professional staff some of South Africa’s foremost labour lawyers.

We have played a pioneering role in shaping and developing the South African labour regulatory environment over the last three decades. Over this time our lawyers have advised on key legislative reform processes including the overhaul of the South African labour legislative framework in 1994, and the 2002 amendments to the Labour Relations Act and Basic Conditions of Employment Act.

Current and former directors and lawyers of the firm have and continue to serve as judges of the Labour Courts and contribute widely to labour law literature in both South Africa and abroad.

Our clients include trade unions; national, provincial and local government departments; bargaining councils; NGOs; statutory bodies; specialist government agencies; small business enterprises and multinational corporations.

The firm offers a national and international labour law service with specialist labour lawyers operating from both our offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Cheadle Thompson & Haysom Inc is a leading South African law firm with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town, providing a diverse range of legal services.

Over more than three decades we have developed a team of specialised, skilled and committed lawyers and broadened our areas of expertise along with a growing client base. Cheadle Thompson & Haysom combines academic and legal expertise with strategic and practical advice. We offer innovative, original and resourceful approaches to complex legal challenges.

“Reynaud Daniels is acknowledged by market commentators as being “very, very good in labour law” and regularly acts for trade unions on a variety of matters.”
Chambers & Partners