Lerato Mukome

Admission to Society of Advocates: 2019


LLB (UJ), Bcom (Law) (UJ)

Areas of Practice: Employment, General motion court work

Cel: 078-947-7729 Tel: 011-263-8900


Prior to joining the bar Lerato completed her articles in 2012 at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, whereafter she was retained as an Associate in the Employment Law Department. During 2012 to 2014, she was employed as a Legal Manager at the South African Post Office where she advised on various employment and labour law matters. She later joined Transnet Freight Rail, from 2014 to 2018, as a Legal Adviser: Labour Law where she continued providing advice on all aspects of employment and labour law. She was promoted to Senior Legal Adviser: Litigation in 2016 which, in addition to labour law advice, she was also responsible for managing general litigation matters such as evictions, the collection of arrear rentals as well as preparing responses to PAIA requests on behalf of the Information Officer.



  • Drafting of various court applications.
  • Drafting opinions on aspects of labour and employment law.
  • Providing advice to regarding collective bargaining.
  • Providing advice on dismissals/unfair labour practice disputes.
  • Providing comment and assisting with the drafting of various HR policies.
  • Presenting to in house clients regarding the various pieces of legislation.
  • Drafting of urgent interdict applications relating to strikes.
  • Drafting of responses to PAIA applications.
  • Drafting of court applications concerning evictions


Lerato Mukome

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