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CHAMBERS GLOBAL 2018

Feb 16,2018

Chambers Global released its 2018 rankings Thursday, 15 February 2018. Chambers is an independent international legal ratings directory, ranking both individual lawyers and select practices on a regional basis. Within the South African Section, Werksmans obtained rankings across 16 practice areas and 30 of our Directors are ranked individually as leading lawyers.

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The firm was ranked as follows:

  • Banking & Finance: Band 3
  • Capital Markets: Band 2
  • Competition & Antitrust: Band 3
  • Construction: Band 2
  • Corporate Investigations: Band 2
  • Corporate/M&A: Band 2
  • Dispute Resolution: Band 1
  • Employment: Band 3
  • Energy & Natural Resources: Mining: Band 2
  • Environment: Band 2
  •  Intellectual Property: Band 4
  • Media & Broadcasting: Band 1
  • Project & Energy: Band 3
  • Real Estate: Band 3
  • Restructuring & Insolvency: Band 2
  • Tax: Band 2

 

The following directors have been individually ranked as leading lawyers in the 2018 edition:

 

  • Banking & Finance

Richard Roothman: Band 4

 

  • Capital Markets

Richard Roothman: Band 2

 

  • Competition & Antitrust

Ahmore Burger-Smidt: Band 4

Paul Cleland: Band 4

Paul Coetser: Band 2

 

  • Construction

Des Williams: Band 4

Jason Smit: Band 2

 

  • Corporate Investigations

Bernard Hotz: Band 2

 

  • Corporate/M&A

David Gewer: Band 5

Gerhard Johannes: Band 3

Kevin Trudgeon: Band 4

 

  • Dispute Resolution

Corlett Manaka: Band 4

David Hertz: Band 1

Des Williams: Band 1

Neil Kirby: Band 4

 

  • Employment

Anastasia Vatalidis: Band 3

Jacques van Wyk: Band 4

Sandile July: Band 4

 

  • Environment

Justin Truter: Band 2

 

  • Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

Chris Stevens: Band 1

 

  • Information Technology

Amanda Armstrong: Band 3

 

  • Intellectual Property

Donvay Wegierski: Up and Coming

Stuart Gardiner: Band 3

 

  • Media & Entertainment

Amanda Armstrong: Band 1

Wendy Rosenberg: Band 2

 

  • Projects & Energy

Astrid Berman: Up and Coming (New Ranking)

Chris Moraitis: Band 3

Jonathan Behr: Up and Coming

 

  • Real Estate

Brian Kew: Band 3

Hendrik Kotze: Band 3

 

  • Restructuring/Insolvency

Eric Levenstein: Band 1

 

  • Tax

Doelie Lessing: Band 2

Ernest Mazansky: Band 1

Michael Honiball: Band 2

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