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Top tier law firm in Lesotho – Webber Newdigate

Overview:

In May 1978 the partners at the time of Webbers in South Africa established a firm in Maseru, Lesotho, known as Webber Newdigate, which has since developed into the largest attorneys firm in Lesotho.Apart from the full-time Lesotho staff, this firm is also supported by the partners and professional assistants in Bloemfontein. The Lesotho firm provides legal services to, amongst others, large financial institutions, para-statal organisations and various stakeholders in the Lesotho Highlands Water Project, such as international construction companies, professional advisory firms and consortiums. In this regard the firm was recently involved in one of the largest arbitrations ever to take place in Lesotho.


Practice Areas:

  • Finance and banking
  • Dispute resolution and litigation
  • Employment and Labour
  • Anti-corruption and anti-bribery
  • Insurance law
  • Tax law
  • Insolvency and debt recovery
  • Mining and resources
  • Environmental law
  • Intellectual property law
  • Property and real estate law
  • Immigration
  • Family law
  • Company law
  • Corporate registration
  • Business law
  • Construction and engineering
  • Exchange control

Highlights:

Significant cases include:

Major constitutional challenges, election cases, financial institution investigations, arbitrations, large commercial transactions etc.

Key clients include:

The Government of Lesotho, government authorities/parastatals, major banks, major insurance companies, major educational institutions etc.


Downloads on Lesotho:

Guide to doing business in Lesotho

Insolvency and Debt Restructuring in Lesotho

Guide to Mining in Lesotho

Guide to Foreign Money Judgments and Arbitral Awards in Lesotho