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Welcome to the Werksmans Attorneys Graduate website, built specifically with you in mind.
We welcome attorneys with a passion for LIFE, LEARNING, EXPERTISE AND INTELLECT.

Why Choose Us?

We focus on people. Our yearly Candidate Attorney (CA) intake is limited to the best of the best. When you choose us, you will be joining an exceptional family of lawyers. Our investment in training and development of our team is
insurmountable.

What We Offer?

You can join us either on a Vacation Work Programme or as a Candidate Attorney. These programmes will open up a world of opportunity to work with some of the best legal minds in the country for the highest calibre of clients. Visit the What We Offer page to fnd out more.

Life At Werksmans

We have lawyers specialising in almost every
field of corporate and commercial law, exposing
you to a full spectrum of legal opportunities to provide you with practical and hands-on
experience. Visit the Life at Werksmans page to fnd out more.

About Us


Established in the early 1900s, we are an ambitious and leading South African corporate and commercial law firm based in Johannesburg and the Western Cape serving multinationals, listed companies, financial institutions, entrepreneurs and government.

Our people are bound by a common drive to be involved in and make a positive impact on the matters that define South Africa today and will shape the future of our country.

Interested? Download our brochure to get more details on benefits, training, development and the non-work-part about life at Werksmans. The brochure will also give you more information on how to make your application.