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 Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town, 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

Corporate Social Responsibility

Shepstone & Wylie gives resources and support to the following projects:

  • Commissioner of the Richards Bay Small Claims Court
  • KZN Community Chest
  • Natal University Development Foundation (NUDF), which is the fundraising arm of the University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • Operation Upgrade, which is involved with adult literacy
  • The Association for the Aged (TAFTA) which provides accommodation and services for the elderly
  • Various pro bono projects, including the South African Law Society mandated pro bono hours
  • Wylie House, which is a state house for girls

Responsible Procurement

Shepstone & Wylie’s approach to the procuring of goods and services is responsible, ethical and sustainable. We treat all our suppliers fairly and respectfully, and we treat all supplier information provided to us as confidential (unless already in the public domain). Wherever possible, we buy products that are from sustainable sources and we seek to work with our supply chain to reduce our environmental impact. We strive to make a positive contribution to the environment and to society, whilst meeting our procurement objectives. Shepstone & Wylie also adheres to anti-bribery and anti-corruption best practices.