Webber Wentzel recognised as a top-tier firm by The Legal 500

​​The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) 2024 guide has recognised Webber Wentzel as a top-tier firm. Notably, Webber Wentzel has been ranked as the leading law firm with the most Tier 1 rankings compared to all other firms ranked in South Africa, a status it has maintained for the past 11 years.

By being recognised in Tier 1, Webber Wentzel has consistently demonstrated expertise and proficiency across 9 practice areas, including banking & finance, commercial, corporate and M&A, competition, dispute resolution, employment, investment funds, mining, shipping and transport, and tax. The firm's success lies in its team's deep legal knowledge and commitment to excellent client service, ensuring that clients receive tailored solutions that meet their unique needs and objectives.

While excelling in top-tier categories, Webber Wentzel also received recommendations in construction, intellectual property, real estate, and projects and infrastructure.

Additionally, The Legal 500 guide praises the exceptional talent within Webber Wentzel:

  • 9 lawyers are listed in the Hall of Fame, recognising their longstanding and unparalleled contributions to the legal field.
  • 14 lawyers are recognised as Leading Individuals, demonstrating their consistent excellence and leadership in their respective practice areas.
  • 10 lawyers are identified as Next Gen Lawyers. These talented individuals are poised to make significant contributions to the legal landscape.
  • 1 lawyer has been singled out as the Rising Star Lawyer. This recognition acknowledges their exceptional talent and meteoric rise within the legal community.

"Being recognised by The Legal 500 is a great honour. It is a true testament to our commitment to delivering high-quality legal and tax advice to our clients, wherever they choose to do business." – Christo Els, Senior Partner.

Recognised as a top-tier firm and boasting exceptional talent, Webber Wentzel remains a leader in delivering high-ranking legal services.

About The Legal 500

The​ Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in over 100 jurisdictions and highlights those that are providing the most cutting-edge and innovative advice in corporate counsel. Research results are based on feedback from clients, submissions from law firms, interviews with leading practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.​

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