More Than Just Work

Yes, it’s not all work.

We involve our candidate attorneys in a variety of client events, graduate recruitment initiatives at universities as well as internal firm events (i.e. charity events, sports events and social activities in the office). 

CA Induction 2015 - Johannesburg

As part of their induction programme, the first year candidate attorneys undertook a DIY and Maintenance Day at the Come Together Home which involved a variety of activities including:

  • re-painting classroom window frames and doors;
  • re-painting steel jungle gyms;
  • varnishing wooden jungle gyms;
  • removal of weeds; and
  • general cleaning.

The CAs also had time to interact and play with the children of the home.

CA Induction 2015 - Johannesburg

As part of their induction programme, the first year candidate attorneys undertook a DIY and Maintenance Day at the Come Together Home which involved a variety of activities including:

  • re-painting classroom window frames and doors;
  • re-painting steel jungle gyms;
  • varnishing wooden jungle gyms;
  • removal of weeds; and
  • general cleaning.

The CAs also had time to interact and play with the children of the home.

Mandela Day 2014 - Johannesburg

In the spirit of Mandela Day, we got down to business and got our hands dirty.

Mandela Day 2014 - Johannesburg

In the spirit of Mandela Day, we got down to business and got our hands dirty.

Mandela Day 2014 - Cape Town

The Cape Town office put together a total of 170 Care Parcels in honour and celebration of Mandela day.

Mandela Day 2014 - Cape Town

The Cape Town office put together a total of 170 Care Parcels in honour and celebration of Mandela day.

World Cup Soccer Campaign 2014 - Johannesburg

Entrar no espirito! (Get into the spirit) - The Johannesburg office in full World Cup spirit with some serious Foosball enthusiasts!

World Cup Soccer Campaign 2014 - Johannesburg

Entrar no espirito! (Get into the spirit) - The Johannesburg office in full World Cup spirit with some serious Foosball enthusiasts!

World Cup Soccer Campaign 2014 - Cape Town

"Local is lekker"- bringing it back home as the Cape Town office gets into the World Cup spirit.

World Cup Soccer Campaign 2014 - Cape Town

"Local is lekker"- bringing it back home as the Cape Town office gets into the World Cup spirit.

CA Induction 2014 - Cape Town

Our new, first year candidate attorneys in Cape Town concluded their annual induction programme with a visit to Ratanga Junction theme park.  It was lots of fun!  We live up to our promise that it's more than just work.

CA Induction 2014 - Cape Town

Our new, first year candidate attorneys in Cape Town concluded their annual induction programme with a visit to Ratanga Junction theme park.  It was lots of fun!  We live up to our promise that it's more than just work.

CA Induction 2014 - Cape Town

Our new, first year candidate attorneys in Cape Town concluded their annual induction programme with a visit to Ratanga Junction theme park.  It was lots of fun!  We live up to our promise that it's more than just work.

CA Induction 2014 - Johannesburg

Our new, first year candidate attorneys in Johannesburg concluded the annual induction programme with an abundance of adventures at Gold Reef City theme park.  Between the Anaconda, Jozi Express and Tower of Terror, they managed to complete the Amazing Race successfully.   How sweet the sound of screams!

CA Induction 2014 - Johannesburg

Our new, first year candidate attorneys in Johannesburg concluded the annual induction programme with an abundance of adventures at Gold Reef City theme park.  Between the Anaconda, Jozi Express and Tower of Terror, they managed to complete the Amazing Race successfully.   How sweet the sound of screams!

Two Oceans Marathon

Our people believe in supporting one another – both in the office and out - as they celebrate finishing the Two Oceans Marathon.

2013 JP Morgan Corporate Challenge

Participating in the JP Morgan is more than just a physical activity for our people. It is also a time to have fun, get to know one another better and go a little dotty.

2013 CANSA Shavathon (Johannesburg)

We believe in making a difference to our communities and participate, on an annual basis, in the CANSA Shavathon. For more information on how we are making a difference to our communities, please visit our Pro Bono and Human Rights page

2013 CANSA Shavathon (Cape Town)

We believe in making a difference to our communities and participate, on an annual basis, in the CANSA Shavathon. For more information on how we are making a difference to our communities, please visit our Pro Bono and Human Rights page

JHB CDH Athletics Club

The Johannesburg Athletics Club officially launched in January 2012. Club members participate in various events such as the Comrades Marathon, Randburg Harriers and many other events throughout the year.

Cape Town Olympics

The CDH Cape Town Sporting Committee participating in the office Olympics.

Phutaditjaba Community Centre - Johannesburg Mandela Day

The principal objective of Nelson Mandela International Day is to inspire and motivate individuals to take action to help change things for the better, and in doing so, build a global movement for good.

Staff members contribute food and crockery to the Phutaditjaba Community Centre.

Bulelani Creche – Cape Town Mandela Day

"Everything Matters" is not just about how we refer to our interactions and service to clients. It also describes our commitment to give back to our local communities. Our support for Bulelani Ku Yehova crèche is inspired by our belief in everything in our community being of utmost importance, including the wonderful little people at Bulelani Ku Yehova crèche.

Johannesburg Shavathon

As part of their 1st year activities our Candidate Attorneys are tasked with running a number of charity programs. One of these is the CANSA Shavathon.

Cape Town Shavathon

Getting involved is key for our 1st year Candidate Attorneys. Putting together the CANSA Shavathon is one of the events they run with.