Kathleen Holmes(B.Soc.Sci. LLB. Advanced Dip. Labour Law) is a practising attorney, having completed her articles at Adams & Adams in Pretoria. During her time at Adams & Adams she specialised in Employment Law.
Soon after completing she joined the legal division of Gold Fields Limited. She extended her area of expertise during her time with Gold Fields in the area of Employment Law and gained valuable exposure to the area of Industrial Relations within the mining sector.
She left Gold Fields to start a family and in doing so returned to practice for her own account. She has continued to provide legal advice primarily to the mining sector, and in particular Gold Fields Limited with legal and consulting advice in the area of Employment Law.
Her area of expertise includes advice on individual dismissals, representations at the CCMA and the Labour Courts, the management of collective agreements and related structures with Unions, strike management, policy work and training and development. Kathleen has over 18 years experience in the field of Employment Law and Employee Relations and provides these services in her capacity as an attorney.
Kath has gained invaluable expertise in the fields of mine, health and safety, in particular accident investigations, legal letters of appointment, disciplinary action associated with accidents and serious safety transgressions.