Founded in 1868, Webber Wentzel is today one of Africa's leading law firms with a total staff of over 800, with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Our core strategy is to support our clients wherever they do business.
We are a full service partnership with deep expertise and experience across a comprehensive range of sectors. We have achieved top tier rankings in 13 practice areas researched by the leading legal services directory, Chambers Global, and have more individuals identified as leading lawyers in their specialist areas than any other South African law firm.
A deep understanding of our clients' needs and our tailored approach has led to numerous independent awards, both in South Africa and on the continent. These include being named Africa Law Firm of the Year at the African Legal Awards, Sub-Saharan Africa Legal Advisers of the Year at the European M&A Awards hosted by the Financial Times and Mergermarket, and Who's Who Legal South African Law Firm of the Year for five consecutive years.
Core to the ethos of our firm is the belief that diversity is the key to delivering effective legal services in South Africa. In harnessing the varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds of our partners, employees and stakeholders we ensure that we are able to serve our clients appropriately.