Webber Wentzel’s strategy is to help clients wherever they do business. Work on the African continent represents a growing area of practice and, together with a network of best friend law firms, the firm has assisted clients in cross-border deals in most of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa.Webber Wentzel has entered into a collaborative alliance with global law firm Linklaters, which is recognised for its leading African practice, having worked on numerous landmark transactions in almost every country on the continent over the past 30 years. The alliance will see the two firms working closely together for the benefit of clients in Africa. The firm is also associated with ALN, a group of leading law firms in Africa.Our accolades in competition include:Webber Wentzel is ranked by IFLR1000 (2015) in the top tier for competition.Forty-nine of Webber Wentzel’s lawyers have been recognised as ‘leaders in their fields’ in a diverse range of areas. Webber Wentzel is recognised in 15 of Chambers’ rankings by practice – the only South African firm to have achieved this level of recognition. Competition/antitrust is one of the categories in which we have been ranked in the first tier of Chambers Global 2015.Webber Wentzel gained rankings in all 14 categories of The Legal 500. The firm has been ranked in the top tier for the work done in competition, as well as in other categories, in The Legal 500 (2015).