Building trust since 1889

Setting standards in legal excellence for 135 years

It is with great joy and pride that we celebrate our 135th anniversary of excellence and thought leadership.

A heartfelt Thank You goes out to all our clients, partners and staff without whom this milestone would not have been possible.

Writing the standards for Legal Services 

The reason corporates, government entities and members of the public have chosen to partner with RW Attorneys for more than 130 years is our experience, results and commitment to every matter we undertake.

Our committed attorneys are not satisfied by merely rendering a range of legal services across a wide spectrum of legal disciplines, but are focused on honouring our legacy by setting new professional standards and continuing to lead the transformation and inclusivity in the legal industry.

Your legal challenges are in competent and caring hands at RW Attorneys, whether you need assistance with an Employment and Labour Law challenge, a Litigation matter or a Business Contract.



RW Attorneys is a legal practice offering a range of services across a multi-disciplined range of specialisation. Each department is headed by an experienced Director and supported by a team of competent professionals.

Employment Law

Preliminary investigations of workforce misconduct, documentation and chairing of disciplinary hearings.

Litigation & ADR

Our specialisation is in matters requiring the initiation of or opposition to legal proceedings.

Commercial Law

Drafting, vetting and reviewing of legally compliant contracts across a number of business areas.

Debt Collection

For specialist services in debt collections, litigation and handling of related disputes with a focus on speedy resolution.

Personal Injury

For assistance with claims against the Road Accident Fund, medical malpractice and negligence matters.

Conveyancing & Estates

Property transfers, bond cancellations and registrations, drafting of wills and winding up of deceased estates.

Latest Insights:

Muslim Marriages in the realm of Conveyancing

Muslim Marriages in the realm of Conveyancing

Marriages concluded according to Muslim rites or Islamic rights are to date not legally recognised in South Africa. In the case of Ismail v Ismail 1983(1) SA 1006 (A) it was held that marriages solemnised under Islamic Law do not enjoy the same status of marriages in...

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Understanding Bail Applications

Understanding Bail Applications

The South African Constitution grants every accused person, or essentially every person who is alleged to have committed any criminal offence, the right to apply for bail. Bail is money paid to the police or court by an arrested person that ensures his release until...

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I utilised the professional legal services of RW Attorneys in a case regarding personal injury to my minor child. My needs were put first in a highly sensitive matter. RW Attorneys exceeded all my expectations and showed empathy and support throughout the matter.

RW Attorneys have high standards of work ethics and I would recommend the firm to anyone in need of legal assistance.

Advocate M. Naidoo

Solvay Polymers and Chemicals South Africa (Pty) Ltd had the privilege of engaging the services of RW Attorneys in a complex labour matter.

The matter was given urgent attention and resolved within a minimum time period. The outcome saved the company millions of rands. I would highly recommend RW Attorneys to any corporate firm.

Kevin Naidoo, Managing Director