Gordon Angus, Director, Gordon Angus & Associates (Pty) Ltd
Gordon Angus has worked in industrial relations for all of his career. He joined one of the largest employer bodies in the country in 2003 as an Industrial Relations Officer. Over the years he held various positions, including Industrial Relations Services Advisor and Industrial Relations Services Manager. Gordon was appointed to the position of Industrial Relations Executive in 2013. He is a key representative in the Engineering Industries Bargaining Council and the Metal Industries Benefit Funds, with a sound knowledge of the workings of these structures and has been actively involved in metal industry Main Agreement negotiations for the past 7 years.
Gordon has had several opinion pieces published in national newspapers, such as The Star, The Mercury and Business Day.
In 2015, Gordon Angus and Associates (Pty) Ltd was formed in order to provide top quality industrial relations advice and training services to companies. In the same year, Gordon was appointed as the Executive Director of the South African Engineers and Founders Association (SAEFA), one of the largest employer associations in the Metal and Engineering industry, a position which he still holds.
Chloe Hoffmann, Associate, Gordon Angus & Associates (Pty) Ltd.
Chloe Hoffmann received her Bachelor of Arts degree and LLB with distinction from Rhodes University and, thereafter, went on to complete a Master’s of Law degree at Wits University, which she received Cum Laude in 2017. During her studies, she received numerous awards, including the Shirley Ritchie Award for best female student entering the final LLB year, the Brian Peckham Memorial Prize as the best student in Environmental Law, the Phatshoane Henney Incorporated medal awarded for obtaining an LLB degree with distinction, and the Rhodes Investec Top 100 for academic excellence.
Chloe completed her articles at the Wits Law Clinic, where she worked closely with labour attorneys and gained invaluable experience in labour law and representing clients in labour disputes.
Chloe joined Gordon Angus & Associates in January 2019 and has assisted in many disputes, chaired disciplinary hearings and written several opinions for clients and articles for publication.
Chloe is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa.
Gia Sciscio Freese, Associate, Gordon Angus & Associates (Pty) Ltd.
Gia joined Gordon Angus and Associates in January 2020.
Gia has travelled and lived in Zimbabwe and Botswana before settling in South Africa where she pursued a degree in Law at Rhodes University. Gia graduated from Rhodes University with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws and appeared on the Faculty of Law Dean’s List for Academic Merit in 2014 and 2015.
Prior to joining GA&A Gia completed her articles and gained post article experience at Dockrat Incorporated Attorneys where she worked in Commercial and Civil Litigation, Administration of Deceased Estates and found her general aptitude and strengths in Labour Law. Gia worked closely with labour advocates and trade unions and was involved in numerous labour disputes from inception at CCMA level and progressing through the judicial system to the Constitutional Court.
Gia is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa with 4 years of experience in developing case strategies, providing legal advice and representing clients.