Category Archives: Accolades

Chambers and Partners 2014

Webber Newdigate is a standout commercial practice, and sources describe the team as "dominant in the Lesotho market."
— Chambers Global 2014

Webber Newdigate is a standout commercial practice, and sources describe the team as “dominant in the Lesotho market.” The firm maintains long-standing relationships with clients in the banking and manufacturing sectors, and is widely acknowledged as a first choice as local counsel to law firms in South Africa and further afield. The group’s workload includes constitutional mandates and litigation, as well as areas such as conveyancing and liquidation. Significant work includes advising on a dispute in the mining sector. Sources say: “There are no improvements to be made.” Denis Molyneaux is recommended for a range of commercial work, including commercial contracts and bond registration. Daan Roberts is recognised for his focus on liquidation work, acting on some of the largest cases in the market. Morné Maree wins strong feedback for his effective handling of corporate and commercial issues.

Chambers and Partners 2013

"the best firm in Lesotho, providing world-class service."
— Chambers and Partners 2013

This excellent team forms what sources call “the best firm in Lesotho, providing world-class service.” The practice group advises clients on a variety of issues, including company law, commercial litigation, labour and industrial relations. Other areas of expertise include IP, taxation and insolvency. Sources praise the group as “very dedicated,”especially in its commitment to honouring tight deadlines. Denis Molyneaux is highly active in commercial matters and is considered the lawyer of choice for bond registrations. His practice also covers governmental matters. Daan Roberts is recognised for his debt collection work as well as his expertise in handling liquidations. He acted for the Central Bank of Lesotho in a court battle to liquidate a group of companies operating a major Ponzi scheme. Clients note that “both gentlemen have an in-depth knowledge of the Lesotho legal system and offer sound legal advice.” Morné Maree‘s expertise covers a range of areas including company registrations, corporate transactions and IP. Sources note that he “gets to the point quickly, picks up the commercial issues well and is an effective adviser.” 

PMR Africa Awards 2013

We are proud to announce that for a third time running, Webber Newdigate was recently awarded the PMR Africa Golden Arrow Award for First Overall, Legal Firms, Lesotho.

This award recognises the contribution we make in Lesotho and our commitment to Lesotho and its people.