Danie Pretorius


International rankings, such as Chambers and Partners, have acknowledged Danie as “an experienced practitioner who maintains his standing in the market. He has a particularly notable reputation for his handling of labour and employment law disputes”.

Danie is an admirable combination of a highly reputable labour lawyer who is also a greatly experienced commercial litigator. As head of the firm’s employment law practice, Danie specialises in labour law but being exceptionally versatile, is also active in arbitration and dispute resolution.

In addition, Danie offers general commercial litigation services. This includes commercial disputes as well as competition matters such as restraints of trade and Anton Piller orders. To summarise, his expertise lies in dispute resolution, negotiation, collective bargaining, reorganisations and retrenchments, corporate law, labour law, civil litigation and corporate governance.

From 1990 to 1996, Danie practiced as an Advocate at the Johannesburg Bar. He has also acted as a Judge of the Labour Court. Danie’s experience includes joining Fluxmans as a Director from 1996 to 2000, being appointed Group Human Resources and Legal Director for 8 years at Metcash Trading Limited, and re-joining Fluxmans as a Director in 2010.

Danie regularly contributes to interviews, podcasts and has articles published in both online and print publications.

Professional Memberships

SASLAW (The South African Society for Labour Law)
Legalink (Designated partner)


Chambers & Partners 2020 – Employment
Best Lawyers 2020 – Labour and Employment Law