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Recognition for our Outstanding Vacation Programme Work Experience for Students in South Africa

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Johannesburg (South Africa) – We are delighted to have recently won the "Best Work Experience" Award at the annual South African Graduate Employers Association (SAGEA) ceremony held recently in Johannesburg.

The SAGEA is a not-for-profit professional association dedicated to connecting and advancing graduate employment.

Fasken was up against tough competition including a large South African retailer group, Mr. Price and accounting firm, Mazars. Other notable organisations who were listed as finalists for various different award categories included Vodacom, Deloitte, Standard Bank amongst others.

Students who have previously participated in our Johannesburg office Vacation Work Programme highlighted that:

  • “Fasken has a spirit of openness making it easy to approach team members for assistance”
  • The programme is “well-structured and the Firm has an ability to impart valuable experience – it was the best experience in an employment setting!”

This acknowledgement reinforces our commitment to offering university law students a fulfilling vacation work experience at Fasken. As a firm we take great pride in our Vacation Work Programme on offer to university students. To find out more about our Johannesburg office Vacation Work Programme visit -

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