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The Student Vacation Programme

Vacation Work at Webber Wentzel

If you would like to gain practical work experience at one of South Africa's top full-service corporate law firms, apply to join the Webber Wentzel vacation work programme.

The vacation work programme is aimed at:

  • offering law students an opportunity to experience the law in practice at Webber Wentzel  
  • identifying potential candidate attorneys to join our firm..

The vacation work programme at Webber Wentzel consists of presentations, assignments and job shadowing in our legal practice groups. As a vacation work student you will get to know the Webber Wentzel people on a professional and social level as Partners, senior associates, associates and candidate attorneys from Webber Wentzel all participate in the programme.

See What We Do to get a glimpse of our areas of practice.

How to apply for Vacation Work at Webber Wentzel

Our vacation work programmes are hosted during the winter (June/July) and summer (November/December) vacations in our Johannesburg and Cape Town offices.  We host two vacation work programmes per season, for a week each. We ask that you apply for the vacation programmes for the office in which you intend to complete your articles.
Applications will be open during these periods:  1 February to 30 April and 1 July to 30 September. Click here to apply

Requirements for consideration:

  • South African citizen or permanent resident
  • Studying at a South African Institution
  • Registered for the second  year of study towards an LLB degree or final year for BA/BCom Law (with the intention of pursuing an LLB)
  • Maintain a minimum 65% academic average (academic excellence)

We require the following to accompany your application:

  • academic transcripts of LLB degree up to and including November in the last completed year of study
  • academic transcripts of any undergraduate qualification (and any other relevant qualifications)
  • matric certificate
  • copy of ID

Note: Only online applications will be considered. Email applications will not be processed.

If you have any queries please contact the Webber Wentzel Graduate Recruitment team by emailing


Phindile Hlabangane | Graduate Recruitment Manager
+27 11 530 5432

Nokwazi Sibiya | Graduate Recruitment Consultant
+27 11 530 5323