With over 150 years of experience and industry knowledge, Webber Wentzel is the leading full-service law firm on the African continent. We combine the collective knowledge and experience of our firm to provide clients with seamless, tailored and commercially-minded business solutions within record times.
We value excellence and innovation and we work with our clients to help them achieve success in whatever they do. Our passion to help our clients achieve their goals shows in the quality of the delivery of our service. We aim to add value in everything we do and to be the trusted adviser to our clients.
Our alliance with Linklaters and our deep relationships with outstanding law firms across Africa provide our clients with the best expertise wherever they do business.
We believe in making a positive contribution to the communities in which we work and we are proud to call ourselves home to one of South Africa's most long-standing, dedicated pro-bono practices. We are committed to promoting access to justice for all South Africans, upholding the Constitution and protecting the rule of law. Our Corporate Social Investment initiatives also focus on supporting initiatives and projects that promote access to justice, education and access to education and socio-economic development.
As a firm, we are committed to transformation and diversity. We are an accredited Level 2 broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) contributor and we are engaged in a number of initiatives aimed at driving transformation and inclusivity within our organisation, the legal sector and our society.
We offer partial scholarships to dedicated law students in need of financial assistance. Scholarships are awarded to people who resonate with our values and who we believe have the potential to become successful lawyers with us in the future.
We will consider scholarship recipients for the Candidate Attorney Programme depending on their academic achievements, the existence of suitable vacancies and their performance in the recruitment process.
Requirements and eligibility
South African citizens
Studying at a South African Institution
Registered for the penultimate year of study towards an LLB degree in the year the scholarship is awarded
Academically talented (minimum 65% average)
From a previously disadvantaged background or demonstrate financial need
How to apply
Fill out the application form found at the application link and obtain the supporting documents. Email this complete application to email@example.com.
Supporting documents include:
- certified copy of ID
- matric certificate
- latest fee statement (detailed - reflecting all transactions)
- academic transcripts of LLB degree up to and including ,ost recent exam results.
- academic transcripts of any undergraduate qualification (and any other relevant qualifications)
- a certified copy of Parent(s)/ Guardians/ Spouse or your latest income tax return OR latest pay-slip OR a letter from employers verifying income OR
latest financial statement if self-employed AND/OR a certified copy of any other income e.g. pension receipts, bank statements, etc.
- sworn affidavits for each of your unemployed Parent(s)/ Guardians/ Spouse.
- a certified death certificate for each of your deceased Parent(s)/ Guardian/ Spouse. If death certificates are not available you may attach sworn
affidavits for each of the deceased.
- a certified copy of the divorce certificate if your parents/ you are divorced or a sworn affidavit if they/you are separated but not divorced.