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The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa Rankings

Apr 19,2021








The Legal 500 has released its 2021 rankings for the EMEA region. Regarded as one of the world’s largest and most reputable legal referral guides, The Legal 500 is an independent directory which assesses the strengths of law firms in over 100 jurisdictions and continues to grow each year with new practice areas and additional countries. Firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit.

Werksmans has once again been ranked in tier 1 for its excellence in Dispute Resolution. We also retain our rankings in the following 10 practice areas: Banking & Finance; Commercial, Corporate & M&A; Competition; Employment; Intellectual Property; Investment Funds; Mining; Projects & Infrastructure; Real Estate; and Tax.

In total, 42 of our lawyers were recommended in various practice areas.

These include: Danny Andropoulos; Jonathan Behr; Astrid Berman; Ze’ev Blieden (new ranking); Ahmore Burger-Smidt; Paul Cleland; Paul Coetser; David Gewer; Deon Griessel; David Hertz; Janine Hollesen; Michael Honiball; Bernard Hotz; Gerhard Johannes; Sandile July; Hendrik Kotze; Shayne Krige; Hilah Laskov; Doelie Lessing; Stephan Lochner (new ranking); Danielle Magidson (new ranking); Corlett Manaka; Ernest Mazansky; Chris Moraitis; Sarah Passmoor (new ranking); Brian Price (new ranking); Adam Pyzikowski (new ranking); Rudolph Raath; Fátima Rodrigues; Richard Roothman; Chris Stevens; Pieter Steyn; Paul Tindle (new ranking); Kevin Trudgeon; Jacques van Wyk; Anastasia Vatalidis (new ranking); Dave Walker; Donvay Wegierski; Darren Willans; Des Williams; Elliott Wood; and Bradley Workman-Davies (new ranking).