Fairbridges Wertheim Becker Attorneys


About Fairbridges Wertheim Becker Attorneys

Our deep roots – Fairbridges Wertheim Becker is the oldest law firm in Africa and the Southern Hemisphere, it was formed by the coming together of two longstanding, respected law firms, Fairbridges in Cape Town and Wertheim Becker in Johannesburg.

Personal – best legal & business solutions

At Fairbridges Wertheim Becker we believe in being both ethical and empathetic. We enjoy working in a professional yet supportive environment. We know the worth of good inter-personal relationships, often referred to as our family values, and we believe this brings significant benefits to our clients.

Our teams of experienced and highly-qualified attorneys and professional staff allow us to offer a wide-ranging service covering Commercial Disputes and Litigation, Corporate and Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Deceased Estates and Trusts, Employment Law, Family Law, General Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Immigration, Intellectual Property

Medical Law and Insurance, Property Law and Transfers, Public and Constitutional Law. We have the capacity, resources and specialist skills to meet our client’s needs both locally and abroad, while offering a very personal service to all our clients.

Local firm with 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.

Throughout our long and rich history, we have always adapted to a changing environment and embraced innovation in seeking solutions for our clients. This ethos of enterprise, coupled with our commitment to service excellence and the maintenance of the highest standards in the practice of law has grown and sustained our unique professional reputation as South Africa’s senior law firm.

Our current generation of attorneys are fully attuned to the requirements of a modern evolving world, and welcomes its challenges, secure in the solid and enduring foundation on which the firm has been built.

Our specialised services include:

• 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
• Immigration
• Intellectual Property
• Medical Law and Insurance
• Property Law and Transfers
• Public and Constitutional Law

Contact Details

16th Floor, South Tower, The Towers, Heerengracht, Cape Town, 8001
Tel: +27 (0)21 405 7300

Ground Floor, 33 Fricker Road, Illovo, Johannesburg, 2196
Tel: +27 (0)11 268 0250