Lara von Wildenrath

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Senior Associate

Location: Johannesburg

Tel: +27 11 535 8489

Fax: +27 11 535 8689



Lara von Wildenrath is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution and Insolvency, Business Rescue & Restructuring practice areas. She advises on matters related to business rescue proceedings on behalf of all stakeholders; commercial litigation in the High Court of South Africa; and insolvency proceedings (including liquidations and sequestrations.) Lara holds a BA and an LLB (cum laude) from Rhodes University.

  • Insolvency, Business Rescue, & Restructuring
  • Insolvency, Business Rescue and Restructuring
  • Commercial litigation
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Business Rescue Proceedings on behalf of all Stakeholders
  • Commercial litigation in the High Court of South Africa
  • Insolvency proceedings including liquidations and sequestrations
  • 2011: Bachelor of Arts - Rhodes University 
  • 2013: Bachelor of Laws (cum laude) – Rhodes University 
  • 2014: Candidate Attorney at Werksmans Attorneys 
  • 2016:Associate  at Werksmans Attorneys 
  • 2018: Senior Associate at Werksmans Attorneys


  • 2011: Alistair Kerr Award for the top student in the law of contract
  • 2011: Winning team of the national annual child law moot court competition 
  • 2012: Shirley Ritchie Prize for the top female penultimate year student
  • 2012: RG McKerron Memorial Prize for the top student in the law of delict
  • 2013: Academic Colours