Fairbridges Wertheim Becker

Our proud history – Fairbridges Wertheim Becker was formed by the coming together of two longstanding, respected law firms, the first being Fairbridges established in 1812 in Cape Town, the second Wertheim Becker founded in 1904 in Johannesburg. This merger makes Fairbridges Wertheim Becker the oldest law firm in Africa, with its strong values and vision, it also makes them the perfect legal partner to assist you in achieving your business objectives.

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May 28, 2019

Do you have a right to a view?

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The increase of state regulation and adjudication of neighbour disputes about building works has now migrated from the private law context of reasonableness to the public law context of legality. The consequence of this shift is that...

When humour steps on legal toes
November 27, 2018

When humour steps on legal toes

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On a daily basis, people of all age groups, and in particular the youth, spend time during their day looking at and sharing images containing humorous catch phrases on social media. These images are popularly referred to as memes and,...

Evicting a Tenant
November 27, 2018

Evicting a Tenant? Not so Fast!

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Whilst it is accepted law that a landlord is entitled to give a commercial property tenant only one month’s notice to vacate the premises where the tenancy has continued by agreement on a month-to-month basis following the...

TerraLex

TERRALEX – Our Global Reach

Fairbridges Wertheim Becker has since 1999 been the exclusive South African member of TerraLex, a leading international network of top independent law firms in over 100 countries worldwide. TerraLex has recently been selected as the Global Network of the Year for 2017 by The Lawyer, one of the key citations was their African Affiliate Programme an initiative proposed, developed and implemented by Fairbridges Wertheim Becker.

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