Werksmans is built on the combined 20-decade experience of Werksmans and Jan S. de Villiers, which merged on 1 January 2009 to create South Africa’s most powerful corporate and commercial law firm specialising in mergers & acquisitions. The merged firm, which also has a formidable reputation in banking & finance and commercial litigation and dispute resolution, is distinguished by the people, clients and work that it attracts and retains. The firm interacts with 26 other African countries and Quirk is very excited to be working with them.
Established in the early 1900s, Werksmans Attorneys is a leading South African corporate and commercial law firm offering an extensive range of legal services to multinationals, listed companies, financial institutions, entrepreneurs and government. Operating in Gauteng and the Western Cape, and connected to an extensive African legal network through Lex Africa*, the firm’s reputation is built on the combined experience of Werksmans and Jan S. de Villiers, which merged in 2009.
Corporate and Commercial Law
With a formidable track record in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), banking and finance, and commercial litigation and dispute resolution, the firm is distinguished by the people, clients and work that it attracts and retains. Werksmans’ lawyers are a powerful team of independent-minded individuals who share a common service ethos. The firm’s success in both corporate and commercial law is built on a solid foundation of insightful and innovative deal structuring and legal advice; a keen ability to understand business and economic imperatives; and a strong focus on achieving the best legal outcome for clients.