Rachel Winterbach

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Location: Stellenbosch

Tel: +27 21 809 6161

Fax: +27 11 535 8599

Email: rwinterbach@werksmans.com


Rachel Winterbach is an Associate in the Tax and Litigation departments. Rachel holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law (Cum Laude) from the University of Stellenbosch. Rachel was a Candidate Attorney at Werksmans from 2019 to 2020 and became an Associate at Werksmans in 2021. Rachel’s areas in Tax include advising on tax implications of mergers and restructurings, multi-jurisdictional investments, and also advising on wills and estates. Rachel’s areas in Litigation include advising in defamation cases and commercial disputes. Rachel also assists in the Commercial department, drafting transactional documents and advising on the Companies Act, 71 of 2008.

  • Tax
  • Tax


  • Tax litigation, alternative dispute resolution and settlements
  • International tax planning for corporates and wealthy individuals and families
  • Double tax agreements
  • Commercial Agreements, Corporate finance and restructuring
  • Wills and Estates


  • Commercial disputes
  • Contractual disputes
  • Defamation
  • LLB (University of Stellenbosch)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law (University of Stellenbosch)
  • Member of the Golden Key International Honours Society (2016 – 2017)