Legal Advice Online

Legal Advice & Services Online with Expert Labour Lawyer Patrick Deale

It’s sometimes hard to make the right judgement calls on how best to deal with tricky labour problems and business disputes. A trusted advisor with experience of how similar situations have been successfully managed can help bring perspective, advice, and come up with the best solutions.

Wherever you are in South Africa, I’m here to help.

I’m open and available all day during the lockdown and beyond to discuss your legal issues online through video conferencing.

You’ll get the same face-to-face experience and attention with legal advice and services online as you would in an in-person meeting with me at my office. And you’ll skip the travel and the traffic!

To get started:

Just pop me an email [email protected] or give me a call on 083 375 8771 to book an appointment at a time that suits you.

What legal advice and services can I help you with online?

I have 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, I have gained first-hand experience of the issues business managers and employees deal with day-to-day.

I advise business owners, employers, state institutions, and senior individuals in South Africa on a wide range of labour law and commercial dispute resolution issues. I can help you with legal advice, CCMA and Labour Court cases, mediations, arbitrations, investigations, and chairing disciplinary enquiries.

Learn more about our legal services.

How do we do an online session?

I’m set up with Zoom and Skype to talk to you remotely by video conferencing.

These platforms are free, simple, and easy to use. I’ll create the link and make it as smooth as possible for us to get started.

You can send me any documents you’d like to discuss by email or overnight courier before our meeting. I’ll read them so I’m properly prepared to discuss solutions for your legal issues. We can also screen-share to view documents together in real-time for added convenience.


How do you get started?

To schedule an online consultation, just –

If you’d like more information or have any questions, please call me and I’ll be happy to help.

Best regards


labour lawyer & mediator


P.S: I’m not bound to strict office hours or hourly rates. I’m available whenever you need advice – and we can agree upfront on fixed fees wherever possible.

Patrick Deale

Patrick 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.

25 Years of Labour Lawyer Experience in a Wide Range of Industries & Sectors Across KZN, Gauteng, and South Africa.

We’ve conducted and represented employees and employers in the Labour Court, CCMA, Bargaining Council, Disciplinary Enquiries and Arbitrations in 400+ cases over the years.

Satisfied Client Feedback

Mr Jared Miller

-Schneider Electric South Africa

"Patrick Deale has assisted us in a number of matters since 2017 and continues to do so.
Mr. Deale is considered a valued partner to Schneider Electric South Africa. Mr. Deale’s services reflect our core values: “customer first”, “dare to disrupt”, “embrace difference”, “learn every day” and “act like owners”. Mr. Deale is conversant with the subjects he practices and delivers work fully aligned with both the mission’s description and our expectations."

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