Feb 16,2018 / News / Firms News

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