Business and Arts SA (“BASA”) Awards 2017 – 20 September 2017
BASA awarded the Chairman’s Premier Award to Webber Wentzel for pro-bona legal services offered to the Gerard Sekoto Foundation from 1986 – 2017.
The award is made at the discretion of the BASA chairman, Dali Tambo, and recognises sustained and extraordinary commitment to the arts in South Africa.
Webber Wentzel has provided pro-bona legal services to the Gerard Sekoto Foundation for almost 30 years, including advice in researching Sekoto’s life, searching for his artworks and publishing books about his art to the value of R12m.
Image 1: From Left: Edward Southey and Peter Reynolds former Senior Partners of Webber Wentzel and one of the current Senior Partner of Webber Wentzel, Christo Els.