We recommend the following South African law books or guides for you to gain knowledge and understanding of the law. There are many other law books and it is difficult to appreciate which of them will best meet your particular needs and how to buy them.

Labour law books

The following South African books allow you to know and understand the law relating to the World of Work.


We highly recommend the following two South African labour law books which cover the field in great depth.


This law book describes in great detail one of the most distressing events in the history of South Africa and is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand the early development of law in this country.

Specific aspects

These law books cover specific aspects of employment law

General overview

The following textbook is useful for anyone wishing to gain an overview of employment law.

Other law books

The following law book tackles a new field of law that is becoming increasingly important in South Africa.