ABOUT Webber Wentzel:

Webber Wentzel is a leading law firm in Africa, with offices located in Johannesburg and Cape Town. They are part of South Africa’s ‘Big Five’ law firms, along with Bowmans, Edward Nathan Sonnenberg’s, Workmans, and Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr.
Webber Wentzel was founded in 1868 and is an equal opportunity employer. They believe in creating an environment that is inclusive to all employees that not only encourage them but also rewards their hard work, leadership, and dedication. Webber Wentzel aims to continuously train their staff to better equip them with the necessary skills and knowledge they need for personal and career growth.

DETAILS ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME:

Location: Sandton, Johannesburg, Gauteng & Foreshore, Cape Town, Western Cape
Contract type: Full-Time
Duration: 2 years

Webber Wentzel is offering a Candidate Attorney Programme whereby law graduates will have the opportunity to gain occupational training. The aim of the programme is to cater to all candidates and grant them the opportunity to become part of the legal team.

The candidate will be based in either Cape Town or Johannesburg and will rotate throughout the various legal practice areas. This will allow them to gain exposure to many legal disciplines whilst also receiving first-class training from professional attorneys and legal practitioners.
The candidate will prepare for the Attorney’s Admission Examinations by partaking in the in-house PLT Programme. Webber Wentzel will also provide various platforms that will connect them to established attorneys who will share their legal knowledge, wisdom as well as provide guidance and support during this programme.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY:

Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

  • Must be a South African Citizen
  • Must be currently studying or have completed studies at a South African institution
  • Must be completing an LLB Degree by January (at the beginning of the year that the contract begins)
  • Must have a minimum academic aggregate of 65% (academic excellence)

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE INTERNSHIP POSITION:

Applications must be done online for the following position:
Webber Wentzel Candidate Attorney Programme/ Internships
(Reference number: R-00578)

Attach the following documents to your application form:

  • Copies of Academic Transcripts for your LLB Degree, (up to/including November in the last year you completed your studies)
  • Copies of your academic transcripts for your undergraduate qualification(s)
  • Copies of any other relevant qualifications
  • A copy of your Matric Certificate
  • A copy of your Identity Document

CONTACT THE INTERNSHIP PROVIDER FOR QUERIES:

For any queries related to this internship programme, please contact Webber Wentzel directly:
Email address: [email protected]