Building trust since 1889

Setting standards in legal excellence for 134 years

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:

Legal implications of holding multiple full-time jobs

Legal implications of holding multiple full-time jobs

Vilakazi v Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration and Others (JR164/20) [2023] ZALCJHB 319 (3 November 2023) A recent ruling by the Labour Court held that an employee violated her fiduciary duty to her employer by not disclosing her concurrent...

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Landmark Ruling regarding the Divorce Act

Landmark Ruling regarding the Divorce Act

On 10 October 2023 the Constitutional Court of South Africa delivered a groundbreaking ruling regarding certain sections of the Divorce Act. In its judgment the Constitutional Court declared that paragraph (a) of subsection 7(3) of the Divorce Act 70 of 1979 (Divorce...

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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