Verlie Oosthuizen

Partner, Head of Social Media Law


BA, LLB (University of KwaZulu-Natal)

Specialisations and Interests:

Verlie specialises in all aspects of employment law, as well as social media law (Verlie heads up the social media law team) and Protection of Personal Information (POPI) compliance. She specialises in:

  • Disciplinary hearings
  • Employment equity
  • Bargaining and collective rights
  • Conciliations and arbitrations in the CCMA
  • Labour Court proceedings
  • Training Executives and business owners on the implications of their employees being active on social media
  • Devising social media policies and procedures for employers
  • Advice on and implementation of successful social media strategies
  • Social media advice and training in schools, universities and for the general public
  • Social media litigation

Verlie develops bespoke planning strategies for companies relating to their data protection requirements and POPI compliance and provides training to multinational companies regarding this new legislation.

Knowledge and Insights by Verlie Oosthuizen: