Open the door to opportunity


SA’s Largest Legal Network


The Phatshoane Henney Group is South Africa’s largest legal network. With 45 leading small and medium-sized law firms, 500 professionals and 65 offices across 9 Provinces, the Group is unrivalled in its geographic footprint and national representation.

With member firms annually appointing nearly 100 candidate attorneys, the Group is also a destination of choice for law graduates seeking the opportunity of building a successful legal career at a leading law firm.

Member firms are independent law firms that practice as members of the Phatshoane Henney Group. Firms are hand-picked to become member firms and must meet stringent Group Standards against which they are annually measured.

As part of the Group, firms have exclusive access to support services, expertise, shared resources and economies of scale. Members also pool their resources and expertise to create a national service directory and network of professionals that can assist clients across South Africa.



New Breed Law Firms


Member firms aspire to be a New Breed Law Firm™ by being leading, compliant, well-managed and diversified – a New Breed of Law Firm for South Africa. Each member firm subscribes to our Group Values which form the DNA that defines each of our New Breed Law Firms:

We care about our clients, our professionals, our staff and our community.
We are innovative in how we deliver our services, develop our professionals and run our practices.
We set high standards for our professionals and empower our professionals to meet them.
We deliver services with expertise and train our professionals to be experts.
We embrace diversity and inclusivity as vibrant elements of a new breed of law professional.

Open the Door to Opportunity

Phatshoane Henney Group law firms are leading law firms in their territories and are consistently recognised as the law firm of choice by their clients. By considering a member firm you are not only applying to a top law firm, but joining a national network of leading law firms, with shared resources, knowledge and opportunities you can benefit from.

Our member firms care for their clients and believe in a personal approach to practising law. Professionals are not a number but form part of the family of a firm. With firms spread across South Africa the broad geographic diversity, amazing possibilities for work-life balance and unique and diversified clients, make for unparalleled career options at our firms.

Our member firms wish to recruit young professionals that align themselves with our values and aim to work at a firm that celebrates teamwork, innovation and high standards. We are passionate about diversity and see opportunity in what diverse skills and backgrounds can offer.

If this appeals to you, then you have come to the right place! So make sure you check out our Vac Work opportunities and information on applying for articles. We also have some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) that may help. And, if you still can't find an answer, drop us a message using the Get in Touch form at the bottom of the page.
Join us for the virtual Phatshoane Henney Group Open Week taking place from 6-10 June 2022!

It is an invaluable opportunity for students to get to know South Africa’s largest legal network and our top law firms nationwide, to help you decide where you’d like to apply to for vacation programmes or your articles/PVT (practical vocational training).

Click here to view the schedule and click here to register your free attendance.

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