Thandiwe Aurelia Tshayana

Areas of Practice: administrative law, arbitration, banking and finance, constitutional law, criminal law, human rights, insurance, labour law, matrimonial and family law, medical negligence, personal injury

Year of Admission


Contact Details

082 460 8591

Academic qualifications

Mphil (Labour Law and Employment Relations)

Society memberships


Brief curriculum vitae

Labour law and employment relations specialist who has worked as a part time Commissioner for the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), various Bargaining Councils and Tokiso Private Dispute Resolution Agency. As a commissioner I specialise in arbitrations, conciliations, mediations, facilitations, training, chairing and prosecuting in disciplinary hearings as well as presiding in appeal hearings. I have eighteen years of experience in handling labour disputes as a commissioner.

I also rendered services to many private companies and various Government departments. I also worked in the Pension Fund Adjudicator’s office to resolve pension funds related disputes. I was also appointed by the Department of Health as a chairperson of the Mental Health Review Board in Westrand.

I hold Bjuris, LLB degrees from Unisa and Master’s degree in Labour law and Employment Relations from RAU (Currently known as UJ). My previous experience before working as a commissioner was legal advisor (full time) for the Automobile Association of South Africa (The AA of RSA).

I am a goal oriented individual who is passionate about what I do and strives to provide the best service to my clients.