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. Making Fairbridges Wertheim Becker the oldest law firm in Africa, with its strong values and vision, it makes them the perfect legal partner to assist you in achieving your business objectives.

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Chambers And Partners

Chambers & Partners, Researching the World’s best lawyers

Fairbridges Wertheim Becker is pleased to be featured in the Chambers & Partners Guide as a notable South African firm seen to be active and accomplished in Dispute Resolution.


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.

With over 1,000 offices and more than 18,000 lawyers, the TerraLex member firms offer our clients global expertise with local knowledge and connections. Member firms are able to collaborate seamlessly across borders with colleagues from other jurisdictions regardless of differences in legal systems and cultures.

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