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.
- Commercial Disputes and Litigation
- Corporate and Commercial Law
- Criminal Law
- Deceased Estates and Trusts
- Education Law
- Employment Law
- Family Law
- General Litigation and Dispute Resolution
- Intellectual Property
- Medical Law and Insurance
- Property Law and Transfers
- Public and Constitutional Law
Fairbridges Wertheim Becker is the exclusive South African member of the global network of independent law firms TerraLex. TerraLex has announced its recent partnership with HighQ, a leading tech company providing a range of solutions...
TerraLex world-wide network of independent law firms selected as Global Network of the Year 2018. Fairbridges Wertheim Becker, exclusive South African member since 1999 of the international network of independent law firms TerraLex, is...
Medical band-aid: It is not every payment made in error that entitles the mistaken party to recover paymentLatest News
The Supreme Court of Appeal has upheld a High Court judgment in Gauteng ordering a service provider to repay to Medshield Medical Scheme over R6 million wrongly paid to it by Medshield in the mistaken belief that it was owing. Payments...
The independent rating agency PMR.africa (Professional Management Review) has announced that Fairbridges Wertheim Becker has earned the 2018 Diamond Arrow Award for achieving the highest rating of 4.21 out of a possible 5.00 (84.2%)...
The High Court has ordered a financial adviser to pay back to her the R2 million a widow invested on his advice, plus interest and costs, because he failed to exercise the reasonable standard of care and skill expected of someone in...
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.