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Samantha Horsfield

Associate
Johannesburg

Samantha Horsfield

Samantha Horsfield focuses on mining law with special emphasis on health and safety in the mining sector. She has assisted in various investigations and inquiries conducted in terms of health and safety legislation. 

In addition, Samantha assists mining companies in respect of compliance with environmental laws, the Mine Health and Safety Act and the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, in particular relating to the jurisdiction of the Department of Mineral Resources over mining areas to enforce environmental compliance.

Representative experience

Assisting mining companies in respect of employment issues related to the mining industry and in particular relating to health and safety breaches and discipline.

Drafting applications in terms of section 79 of the Mine Health and Safety Act to seek exemption from the provisions of the Act.

Assisting mining companies to review and appeal stoppage orders issued by the Department of Mineral Resources under the Mine Health and Safety Act.

Assisting with and drafting appeals in terms of section 96 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act.

Education and admissions

Education

  • LL.B., (cum laude), University of Pretoria, 2014
  • BCom (Law), University of Pretoria, 2012

Memberships

  • Golden Key International Honours Society

Court admissions

  • South Africa

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