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. 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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