Skip to main content

PLEASE NOTE: For everyone’s safety, Fasken recommends anyone on-site at our Canadian offices be familiar with the COVID-19 recommendations in place which may include one or more of the following: social distancing, hand sanitizing, wearing a mask in common areas and proof of full vaccination. These measures apply to lawyers, staff, clients, service providers and other visitors.

News Releases | Rankings & Recognitions

Fasken Martineau wins ProBono.Org Award

Reading Time 2 minute read


Fasken Martineau's Johannesburg office recognized for commitment to access to justice.

Johannesburg (South Africa) – Fasken Martineau is pleased to announce that is has received the “law firm with a dedicated pro bono department” award at ProBono.Org’s annual awards ceremony in Johannesburg for demonstrating great dedication and commitment to undertaking pro bono work in South Africa.

“We are honoured to be recognized by ProBono.Org. Our firm is passionate about restoring dignity to disadvantaged individuals and communities in South Africa and ensuring equal access to the law,” said Blaize Vance, Fasken Martineau’s Managing Partner for the Johannesburg Office.

The Pro Bono Awards is an opportunity for the legal profession to celebrate their dedication and commitment to pro bono work, and pay public tribute to attorneys and others who have contributed their time and provided outstanding pro bono work over the past year.

Fasken Martineau has a dedicated pro bono department consisting of three professionals. In addition, attorneys are required to do pro bono work within their areas of expertise. Fasken Martineau provides legal advice and legal representation in areas such as employment, housing, refugee, maintenance and domestic violence matters.

About Fasken Martineau

Fasken Martineau is a leading international business law and litigation firm. With more than 700 lawyers, the firm has offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, Québec City, London and Johannesburg. For additional information, please visit the firm's website at