Ross Alcock is a director at ENSafrica in the employment law department, where he specialises in integrated employment solutions and global mobility.

He has acted for private and public sector clients with regard to executive issues in the workplace, including drafting executive agreements (with a focus on, inter alia, restraints of trade (restrictive covenants), share incentives, performance bonus structures, protection of personal information, and intellectual property and copyright protections). He has also handled senior executive exits by way of negotiation or formal disciplinary or performance enquiries. Ross’ experience includes drafting, enforcing and defending restraint of trade agreements in the High Court and Labour Court, providing advice with regard to the employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions, insolvency, and outsourcing and secondary outsourcing. He has extensive experience providing advice in respect of large-scale and small-scale restructuring exercises (retrenchments) and drafting opinions on all facets of employment law, as well as all employment-related litigation and due diligence and employment law compliance audits.

Ross is recognised as a leading or a recommended lawyer by Chambers Global Guide: Employment (South Africa) 2015–2018, The Legal 500 EMEA: Labour and Employment (South Africa) 2016–2018, Who’s Who Legal: Labour and Employment (South Africa) 2016, Best Lawyers: Employee Benefits (South Africa) 2017–2019 and Best Lawyers: Labour and Employment (South Africa) 2011–2019.

Ross has also sat as an Acting Judge of the Labour Court of South Africa.