How to win at Labour Court

Date: Nov 8, 2022 - Nov 8, 2022

CPD hours: 2 Hours

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Event Type: Webinar

Presenter: Andrew Goldberg

How to avoid the courtroom nerves


Labour court appearances can be scary, but not when you are adequately prepared,  it can then be both exciting and intimidating. As an attorney, lawyer or advocate, Human Resources Personnel, consultant or anyone interested in Court, it is vital that you know what Court is about and what takes place there. A court can be both exciting and intimidating. This webinar is also part of the Labour Law Short Course.

To enjoy the experience and avoid the anxiety, join  Labour Law expert Andrew Goldberg who had over 2000  appearances at the Labour Court to advise you on preparing for  Labour Court on 8 November 2022 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Learning Objectives

By the end of this Webinar, the attendee should know:

  • To improve your knowledge and understanding of how the Court works.
  • How to draft pleadings,
  • Heads of argument and other pleadings.
  • How to prepare for Court,
  • What to do the day before Court and on the day of Court.
  • How to You will be opened up to various insights into High Court.


  1. Extracting the correct information from clients to enable you to adequately draft an application that will not let you down in Court.
  2. How to frame your prayers to obtain the correct outcome at Court.
  3. How to Index and paginate – the does and the don’ts.
  4. Drafting of Heads of Argument.
  5. Your first appearance at Court.
  6. What to know about the High Court.
  7. What to know about Labour Court.
  8. How to behave in Court.
  9. How to read the Judge.
  10. How to get your Court Order.
  11. Reporting to Client.

About the Presenter

Andrew Goldberg

Andrew Goldberg has been practising for over 17 years in Labour Law, with ten years in his own practice. He is the holder of a Masters Degree in Labour Law. Andrew has been an Acting Judge of the Labour Court with two reported judgments and over two thousand appearances at the Labour Court. Andrew has the unique ability to break down topics so that attendees can fully understand all the processes under discussion.

Who Should Attend?

The following persons will benefit from attending this webinar:

  • Legal practitioners.
  • HR representatives.
  • Industrial relations officers.
  • Legal officers of companies.
  • Employees.
  • Workers' union officials.
  • Paralegals.
  • Law students
  • Candidate attorneys.
  • Anyone interested in employment and labour law.


R 500.00 per person

For more information about the Labour Law Short Course, please click here

Additional material

By attending this webinar, you will be provided with:

A summarised slide presentation.

Reference documents and/or course material where available.

You can ask questions during the Webinar, and you will also have access to the presenter after the Webinar.

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