Theresa Achada obtained her Bachelor of Commerce (cum laude) degree from the University of South Africa and LLB (cum laude) degree from Rhodes University. She lectured law for two years at Rhodes University before deciding to enter practice. She was admitted as an attorney, notary public and conveyancer in 2005, and continued to practice at one of the leading laws firms in Africa, Bowman Gilfillan.
Having met and then married her husband, a lawyer at the same practice, she later joined MacRobert Attorneys in Pretoria. Since having been admitted as an attorney, she has practiced exclusively in the field of employment law. Her decision to join SolomonHolmes is a natural progression for her career in that she is able to provide her wide ranging expertise within a firm dedicated to corporate employment law.
Theresa has advised a wide range of clients, including multinational companies, South African corporate employers, and executive and senior employees extensively on a broad range of labour law related issues, which include employment consequences of ommercial transactions and restructurings, dismissals, employment contracts, HR policies and procedures. Theresa also offers training services to her clients on a wide range of labour law issues. She is a member of SASLAW.