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Werksmans Attorneys

Work +27 11 535 8000
Cape Town, Johannesburg

The firm

Established in the early 1900s, Werksmans Attorneys is a leading South African corporate and commercial law firm, serving multinationals, listed companies, financial institutions, entrepreneurs and government.

Operating in Gauteng and the Western Cape, the firm is connected to an extensive African legal alliance through LEX Africa. LEX Africa was established in 1993 as the first and largest African legal alliance and offers huge potential for Werksmans’ clients seeking to do business on the continent by providing a gateway to Africa.

Areas of practice

With a formidable track record in mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, and commercial litigation and dispute resolution, Werksmans is distinguished by the people, clients and work that it attracts and retains. Werksmans’ more than 200 lawyers are a powerful team of independent-minded individuals who share a common service ethos. The firm’s success is built on a solid foundation of insightful and innovative deal structuring and legal advice, a keen ability to understand business and economic imperatives and a strong focus on achieving the best legal outcome for clients.

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  • Other offices

  • Sandton

  • Stellenbosch

  • Tyger Valley

  • Number of lawyers: 213
  • Number of lawyers at all 3 WC offices: 62
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Afrikaans
  • Chinese
  • Member
  • The Lex Africa Alliance

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