Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys is a leading South African law firm, with a reputation for integrity and excellence. Utilising a team-based approach, this esteemed legal firm has a long-standing reputation within KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and beyond, for delivering innovative, cost-effective and practical solutions to a wide range of clientele. With offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Pietermaritzburg and Richards Bay, Shepstone & Wylie’s company footprint reaches across South Africa and further abroad too, with representation provided internationally through Southern Africa, Europe and North America.
Home to more than two hundred and fifty staff, partners and practitioners, the Shepstone & Wylie regional head office in Umhlanga functions as a core business resource for the company at large and provides and elegant, yet welcoming space for client and legal practitioner to meet. The head office provides an efficient and pleasant workplace to hundreds of employees.
The Shepstone & Wylie building was developed with the tenant in mind.
Keenly collaborating with the Shepstone & Wylie team, Hodari Properties sought to design and develop a building that delivered beyond the brief, laying the foundation for not only an efficient building that responded to client needs, but simultaneously had a positive impact on every aspect of their business.
While this building has received much acclaim for its intelligent development and environmentally friendly design, its primary purpose of housing the client’s staff was not forgotten. Creating a better environment for office workers, while maximising the on the magnificent ocean views and implementing key measures to curb the company’s carbon footprint, meant that Hodari Properties’ committed to creating both a functional workplace, with beautiful design that emphasised its natural scenic location.
The Shepstone & Wylie building stands as a success story, for not only the legal firm which now owns it, or the developers behind it, but for the environment within which it is located.