Webber Wentzel was recognised as the 2019/2020 Law Firm of the Year at the South African Professional Service Awards that were held virtually on 11 June 2020. The firm awards were based on the following criteria - business growth, customer service, technical excellence, contribution to the community, contribution to the profession, transformation record and commitment to ethics and professionalism. The judges said they were impressed by the firm's transformation and diversity agenda, and the time and effort invested in entrepreneurship.
Christo Els also received a special commendation from the judges in the Law Professional of the Year category.
The SAPSA awards, sponsored by Sanlam, were established in 2014 to promote professionalism in the professional services industry and they provide a platform for interaction across disciplines.
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