Labour Lawyer & Mediator

Labour Law

  • Labour Advice
  • Labour Litigation
  • Investigations & Enquiries


  • Labour Disputes
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Multi-Party

Partnering with you

Deale Attorneys is a specialist labour & commercial mediation firm with offices in Johannesburg and KwaZulu-Natal.

We have significant experience in partnering with clients to resolve legal disputes and comply with legal complexities so they can grow their businesses successfully.

We take a real interest in your business to understand what makes it tick. With small firm operating costs and big firm experience, we can offer our clients a more personal service at reasonable rates.

We advise and represent business owners, employers, state institutions and senior individuals on a wide range of labour law and commercial dispute resolution issues.

We would enjoy partnering with you!

Looking for a Legal Partner?

Deale Attorneys, Here for you…
Labour Law Firm – Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal

Labour Case Planner

If you can't see the wood for the trees

Use our online case planner

Use our online case planner

We offer a convenient online service to help you plan your case for a Disciplinary Enquiry or CCMA Arbitration. We’ve conducted and represented clients in enquiries and arbitrations in over 400 cases over the years. We’ll use our experience and expertise to help prepare your case so you can present it with confidence and best results.

Your Case Plan will include: Your Prospects of Success, the Strengths & Weaknesses of your case, the Key Legal Issues, Evidence & Witness Statements, questions for cross-examination and Guidelines for the Procedure.

We’d first like to get some basic information about you and your case. We’ll assess your prospects and let you know if we can help you to plan your case.

Best regards
PS: You’re welcome to contact me at any time on
083 375 8771.

Patrick Deale BA LLB

Patrick has worked in law and alternative dispute resolution for 25 years in a wide range of industries and sectors. As a senior legal executive for a listed company, he gained first-hand experience of the issues business managers and employees deal with day-to-day.

Patrick co-founded Tokiso Dispute Settlement (Pty) Ltd in 2000, the largest private dispute resolution agency in the country, where he was full-time CEO for six years. He is a highly skilled and experienced labour negotiator, mediator, arbitrator and facilitator. He is a commercial mediator, coach and assessor, accredited by CEDA (UK). He also serves as Acting Judge of the Labour Court.

He is the co-author of the Labour Relations Handbook, published by Juta, and has been a regular host of the Labour Line on Talk Radio 702. Patrick established Deale Attorneys to focus on the opportunity to improve and build successful South African business relationships, in partnership with business clients.

Patrick Deale

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