Webber Wentzel has announced the appointment of seasoned tax specialist, Des Kruger, who is...
Dealmakers Annual Awards 2017
15 February 2017
Webber Wentzel was awarded the most prestigious legal awards at the 16th DealMakers Annual Gala Awards - top legal advisor of the year in the category of Mergers and Acquisitions by Deal Value for the second consecutive year as well as named Legal Advisor of the Year 2016 for General Corporate Finance by Transaction Value. We were also the legal advisor on the Private Equity Deal of the Year 2016 for the sixth consecutive year and advised on three of the four 2016 deals shortlisted in this category.
Best Lawyers 2017
01 November 2016
Fifty five Webber Wentzel partners have been recognised as leading individuals by peer-review publication Best Lawyers® in a variety of law specialities for 2017. These include Arbitration and Mediation, Banking, Capital Markets, Competition / Antitrust, Corporate, Derivatives, Employee Benefits, Finance, Health Care, Information Technology, Insolvency and Reorganization, Labour and Employment, Litigation, Media, Mergers and Acquisitions, Mining, Personal Injury Litigation, Private Equity, Real Estate, Regulatory Practice, Tax and Trade.
IFLR1000 Financial & Corporate 2017 IFLR1000 Energy & Infrastructure 2016
01 October 2016
Webber Wentzel is proud to have been ranked by IFLR1000 in the top tier for the categories of Banking, Capital Markets, Competition, Energy, Infrastructure, Mergers & Acquisitions, Mining, Oil & Gas and Project Finance. The firm is described by IFLR1000 as "…one of South Africa’s finest financial and corporate law firms, with excellent teams active in all multiple areas"
The African Legal Awards 2016
09 September 2016
Webber Wentzel won both the M&A and TMT Teams of the Year at the prestigious African Legal Awards 2016 hosted by Legal Week and the Corporate Lawyers Association of South Africa. The firm also won Diversity Initiative of the Year and one of our lawyers was awarded Lawyer of the Year.