Webber Wentzel has appointed 10 new partners across 7 practice areas. The new partners are: Tamryn Blackbeard, Jessica Braum, Mehnaaz Bux, Carla Collett, Riyaad Cruywagen, Ziningi Hlophe, Venashrie Mannar, Andre October, Tyron Theesen and Gitte Truter. The promotions took effect from 1 March 2020. Seven of the new partners are women and six are black which continues to strengthen the Employment Equity representation in the firm.
- Practices: Corporate (3), TMT & IP (1), Tax (1), Real Estate (1), Dispute Resolution (1), Banking & Finance (1), Employment (2)
- Gender: Female 70% (7), Male 30% (3)
- Race: Black 60% (6), White 40% (4)
- Offices: Johannesburg (8), Cape Town (2)
"We wish all of our new partners a long and happy career and look forward to the continued contribution that they will make in shaping our firm. Although 2020 has been a challenging year for many, the firm has continued to grow and to drive its transformation agenda with the firm recently accredited as B-BBEE level 1 contributor."