Ingrid Lewin has a Bachelor of Arts (Wits) and a Bachelor of Law (LLB). Ingrid is an admitted Attorney in practice specialising in Human Rights and Labour Law (1987 to 1996; 1998 to 2001). She has been involved, at the most advanced level (Acting Judge in the Labour Court and Senior Convening Commissioner (Gauteng Province) of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration (CCMA), in industrial dispute resolution and prevention. Through her experience as an independent senior mediator, arbitrator and trainer at the CCMA and as a dispute resolution panelist in both private and public sector bargaining councils, she has been exposed to, been engaged in and trained arbitration, mediation, conciliation, facilitation, conflict resolution, collective bargaining and negotiation.
Ingrid is an author and updating author of LexisNexis Practical Guidance: Labour (Private Sector) and Labour (Public Sector) Practice Areas (2013 to present) and LexisNexis Butterworths Employment Forms and Precedents (2019 to present). She has also authored: Resolving Workplace Disputes - A guide for NUM shop stewards (LexisNexis 2016).
Ingrid was trained in the Training for Learning methodology in 1991 and since then has trained managers (including supervisors and team leaders), shop stewards and union officials in the private and public sectors as well as CCMA and Bargaining Council officials in all aspects of Labour Law and Labour Dispute Resolution.