Chambers Global recognises Webber Wentzel's excellence in the South African legal market

The Chambers Global rankings highlight Webber Wentzel's excellence and leading position in providing legal and tax advice in South Africa. For over a decade, the firm has remained the only South African firm to consistently secure the highest number of Band 1 category rankings and the highest number of ranked individuals in South Africa. Solidifying this is Webber Wentzel's Chambers Global 2024 rankings, where 76 of their lawyers have been individually ranked - 73 of whom are recognised in South Africa – across 26 practice areas, including 15 Band 1 rankings.

This recognition is further exemplified by the firm recently being named South Africa Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Africa Awards 2024.

A summary of Webber Wentzel's rankings includes:

Webber Wentzel - Chambers Global

To further showcase the firm's excellence, below are comments received from Chamber Global, clients and peers:

  • Webber Wentzel is a very strong firm and a formidable player in the South African legal market.
  • Webber Wentzel is extremely professional and knowledgeable and can effectively and successfully advise on complex, nuanced legal issues in record time.
  • Webber Wentzel's team is highly skilled and professional, as well as incredibly approachable. They stand out for their intellect, flexibility, and creative solutions to complex legal problems.
  • Webber Wentzel is one of the most respected law firms in South Africa and I am very impressed with their work.
  • The team brings together technical expertise with significant market-specific knowledge. The lawyers take time to verify facts, engage with us where there are issues to discuss that might impact other areas, and have been excellent.
  • The team at Webber Wentzel is knowledgeable and experienced, and it approaches complex integrated concepts with ease.
  • The law firm provides consistent, high-quality practical advice and goes above and beyond to assist their clients in coming up with business-appropriate solutions.
  • Webber Wentzel is exceptional in understanding the business context. The firm is good at interpreting and formulating sound and compelling legal arguments that not only balance our legal rights but also support our business in general.
  • Webber Wentzel brought clarity to a complex matter, which involved many entities across different jurisdictions.
  • Webber Wentzel are top of their game and has a global reach as their alliance with Linklaters gives them a clear edge on cross-border matters.
  • We relied on Webber Wentzel. The team is excellent and has a lot of local knowledge.
  • Webber Wentzel has deep technical and legal skills.
  • The firm handled cross-border matters with ease. They are very knowledgeable on many different topics and laws. I have never been in a situation where the team could not assist with a jurisdiction or topic. Even when they were inundated, the team would put in the extra hours to get the job done.
"We are proud of this achievement as it not only solidifies our leading position in the South African legal market, but also demonstrates our commitment to upholding the firm's reputation for excellence and serving our clients with distinction," said Christo Els, Senior Partner.

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