The Firm

Who We Are

Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys is a leading South African law firm with a reputation for integrity and excellence. We aim to be the law firm of choice across a wide range of legal matters, ensuring that our team-based approach delivers innovative, practical and cost-effective solutions to our clients.

With offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Pietermaritzburg and Richards Bay, we offer accessible and complete legal services to a diverse client base. Local and international affiliations further extend our representation throughout Southern Africa, Europe and North America.

Shepstone & Wylie is an equal opportunity and empowerment employer, committed to transformation in our society. We are also committed to responsible corporate citizenship based on honesty, a belief in shared value and compassion for social and environmental issues that fall within the domain of our business.


Shepstone & Wylie:

  • Is committed to transformation and empowerment
  • Continually strives to reflect the demographics of the South African population;
  • Promotes these objectives by actively recruiting, training, developing and retaining both professional and support staff from previously disadvantaged, designated groups
  • Embraces change and encourages diversity in the workplace
  • Wherever possible, makes use of preferential procurement policies and partners with appropriate law firms and sole practitioners, in order to advance transformation
  • Is actively involved in the training and development of previously disadvantaged law firms / practitioners