Robin Carr

Robin Carr

Johannesburg, South Africa
T: +27 11 669 9504
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Robin Carr is a partner in our Johannesburg office Employment & Benefits Practice.

He has extensive experience in litigation and employment law. He advises on a broad range of employment issues, including mergers, transfers, dismissals, collective disputes, strikes, restraints of trade, discrimination, employment equity and sexual harassment. Robin’s experience extends to appearances in the Labour Court and in arbitrations.

His expertise is recognised by Chambers Global (Employment).

He has BA and LLB degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand. In addition to his South African qualifications, he is admitted as a solicitor on the non-practising roll of the Law Society of England and Wales.

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Relevant Experience

Robin Carr has been involved in providing legal advice in the private and public sectors and has been involved in advising on investigating allegations of misconduct and advising on disciplinary action.  He was involved in advising the South African Police Service in 2011 in relation to the Public Protector.

In 2016 he was involved in advising on investigations and disciplinary action against employees of the State Information Technology Agency (SITA) and also was involed in advising the South African Police Service Medical Aid Scheme in relation to directives o the Registrar of Medical Schemes and disciplinary action.

Signature Matters


  • Chambers and Partners, 2018 ranked Robin in Band 4 for Employment law.
  • Chambers and Partners 2015, 2016 and 2017 recognised Robin for Employment Law.
  • Robin is listed as recommended lawyer for Employment Law in South Africa by Legal 500 2017.

Robin Carr is an established practitioner in this sector and is well thought of for his litigious prowess in labour law. He recently acted for Putco on addressing the issue of lock-outs in a trade union-related collective bargaining matter.- Chambers and Partners 2017

Robin Carr possesses noteworthy experience in litigation relating to labour law. He assisted Eskom with obtaining an eviction order against individuals occupying a power station. – Chambers and Partners 2016

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