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Company profile

Established in the early 1900s, Werksmans is a pre-eminent South African corporate and commercial law firm serving multinationals, listed companies, financial institutions, entrepreneurs and government.

Operating in Gauteng and the Western Cape, a member of the LEX Africa Alliance and The Interlex Group. The firm’s success is built on a solid foundation of insightful and innovative deal structuring and legal advice.

Werksmans is distinguished by the people, clients and work that it attracts and retains. A strong supporter of the national transformation agenda, Werksmans is fully committed to transformation and the principles of equal opportunity, inclusivity and diversity.

Our people are bound by a common drive to be involved in and make a positive impact on the matters that define South Africa today and will shape the future of our country.


What are we looking for?

At Werksmans, we welcome candidates who have a passion for life, learning, expertise and intellect.
We accept applications from all law students i.e. BA Law, B Com Law and LLB degrees.
Students can apply to us in their second year of LLB studies or their third/final year of their undergraduate degree.

How to apply

Online application 


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Closing date : 2020-09-30

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Work experience details

Closing dates for our Vacation Programmes are as follows:

Winter vacation programme: 30 April

Summer vacation programme: 30 September

Work experience closing date : 2020-04-30

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